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Berlin, Germany
Staff Senior Video Journalist — New York Times
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Covers:  metro, science, environment, extreme sports, national news, breaking news

Staff Sr. Video Journalist at the New York Times. Native Californian living in Berlin.

Erik Olsen's Biography

Erik Olsen is a staff Senior Video Journalist for The New York Times. He shoots, writes, edits and narrates video stories for nytimes.com. Occasionally he writes for print and shoots photos. He has produced for ABC News, Current and other outlets. He's an avid photographer, panoramic shooter, writer, and scuba diver. He currently lives in Berlin.

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Keeping Fires Burning in Eastern Ukraine

nytimes.com — Avdiivka Coke and Steel in eastern Ukraine has been hit 160 times by military fire, but it is a vital plant and cannot close because of the prohibitive cost of restarting.

Pegida’s Uncertain Future

nytimes.com — The German anti-immigration movement Pegida started in Dresden in October and has spread to other cities, gathering followers and prompting a backlash.

Video Feature: Pegida Movement Divides Germany

nytimes.com — A protest movement of largely middle-class Germans calling themselves Patriotic Europeans Against the Islamization of the West has prompted a new debate about immigration in the country. The grass-roots movement, which emerged in the eastern city of Dresden in October, has drawn crowds as large as 25,000 to weekly protests, including some neo-Nazis and other members of the far right.

Germany Anti-Immigrant Protest Grows

In Bavaria, Krampus Catches the Naughty

nytimes.com — A centuries-old Christmas tradition called the Krampus Run returns to Bavaria where monsters roam the streets in search of bad children.

Germany’s Refugee Crisis

nytimes.com — More refugees are seeking asylum in Germany than in any other country, straining Germans' tolerance for foreigners and taxing the government's ability to find housing for them.

Bullock announces new breakfast program in Lockwood

missoulian.com — Gov. Steve Bullock announced Monday a $5,360 grant at Lockwood Intermediate School for a new school breakfast program, one of 15 such programs statewide. The Montana Breakfast After the Bell program aims to supply schools with new equipment to serve breakfast during class.

Invasive Lionfish Has Florida Keys on the Hunt

nytimes.com — KEY WEST, Fla. - Crawling through turquoise murk on the ocean floor near Tea Table Key, Rob Pillus glances at a half dozen lobsters that twirl their antennae in the fast-moving current.

Berlin’s Wall of Light

Behemoth at Sea - Video - NYTimes.com

nytimes.com — In the chess match that has global powers looking for new ways to move goods around the world, the Mary Maersk and nine other sister ships are the biggest pieces.
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Mar 27, 2015

@joshuabrustein and yeah it's the SAME ad. Again and again. Honestly, let me pay you .25 to bypass the ad if I like the vid after 30 secs.

Mar 27, 2015

@joshuabrustein heh. I juts can't believe I have to watch the SAME 15 second ad to watch a video I don't know I want to watch.

Mar 27, 2015

We should make no hard decisions about the viability of online video until the terribleness of online video advertising is fixed.

Mar 27, 2015

My god, this new Noah Baumbach movie looks like it will hit too close to home: nytimes.com/2015/03/27/mov…

Mar 27, 2015

Andreas Lubitz, Who Loved to Fly, Ended Up on a Mysterious and Deadly Course nyti.ms/1D20jAL

Mar 27, 2015

Bild Zeitung says Lubitz was forced to stop pilot training 6 yrs ago b/c he suffered from “psychological problems” bild.de

Mar 27, 2015

U dont read every this day: Shelby hacked off the top joints w/a Bic razor blade and ate his finger w/a bowl of ramen nyti.ms/1HMoTTK

Mar 26, 2015

RT @yoshaylaharris: Best part of "Our Man in Tehran" on NYT's Iran correspondent @ThomasErdbrink is definitely Newsha Tavakolian. nyti.ms/1OuWAOU

Mar 26, 2015

RT @nytvideo: A coke and steel plant in eastern Ukraine has been hit 160 times by military fire, but workers continue to show up: nyti.ms/1ydf9Nh



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