Jutta Steinhoff

Jutta Steinhoff is Anja Niedringhaus’ best friend. They met in 1986 at the University of Göttingen, where both started their studies in German Language and Literature, and journalism. They both worked at the regional newspaper Göttinger Tageblatt for a few years before respectively joining the news agencies DPA and EPA (European Pressphoto Agency) in Frankfurt. In the last three decades, they travelled together extensively to South America, Morocco, Greece, Spain, Bosnia, and the United States among other places. They were flatmates in Göttingen and Frankfurt, and they shared a passion for riding Triumph motorcycles. Steinhoff is currently Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the leading German press agency DPA (Deutsche Presse-Agentur). She has more than 20 years of experience in news-service writing and as DPA bureau chief in different German regions.