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Berlin, Germany
Senior Video Journalist, Europe — New York Times
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 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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Germany Anti-Immigrant Protest Grows

In Bavaria, Krampus Catches the Naughty — 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 — 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 — 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 — 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 - — 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.

An Exotic Predator Threatens the Keys — The lionfish, an invasive species, was beginning to change the balance of sea life in the waters of the Florida Keys in 2010, the first year of a now-annual tournament to catch as many as possible.

Scotland: Should I Stay or Should I Go? — In the week ahead of a historic referendum on Scottish independence, campaigners from both sides take to the streets to sway the vote, which could break a three-century-old union.

Germany’s Offshore Wind Push — The small German island of Heligoland, a popular tourist destination, is undergoing dramatic change as the wind industry takes over.
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Jan 31, 2015

Greece remains much richer than most of its neighbors. Its gdp is $22,000 pp. Albania's is $4,000, Macedonia's $5,000…

Jan 31, 2015

Whew. "Americans said less likely to vote 4 candidates who questioned the science that humans caused global warming"…

Jan 31, 2015

A sign were in another bubble? "The game on Sunday features the most newcomers since 2000"…

Jan 30, 2015

This week Apple’s market capitalization hit $683 billion, more than double Microsoft’s current value of $338 billion.…

Jan 30, 2015

This just seems like plagiarism. "7 Great Jokes From Louis C.K.'s New Special" @TheRealLouisCK

Jan 29, 2015

BBC flew a drone and filmed over Auschwitz. The results are pretty spectacular.…

Jan 29, 2015

Great obit for a HUGE figure in science. Charles H. Townes, Physicist Who Helped Develop Lasers, Dies

Jan 29, 2015

Cool. First confirmed sighting of rare fox at Yosemite in nearly 100 years

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