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Berlin, Germany
Senior Video Journalist, Europe — New York Times
As seen in:  New York Times, WFTV Orlando
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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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.

Germany’s Offshore Wind Push | The New York Times — The small German island of Heligoland, a popular tourist destination, is undergoing dramatic change as the wind industry takes over. Produced by: Erik Olsen Read the story here: Subscribe to the Times Video newsletter for free and get a handpicked selection of the best videos from The New York Times every week: Subscribe on YouTube: Watch more videos at: --------------------------------------------------------------- Want more from The New York Times?

Berlin’s Wall of Light — To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, artists created a border of lights.

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.

Germany’s Grass-Roots Energy Revolution — A visit to the Aller-Leine-Tal, one of many energy cooperatives that have contributed to the success so far of Germany's Energiewende, or energy transition.

Bracing for Scotland’s Referendum — As Scotland prepares for its referendum on independence, many English and Scots that live in border towns feel an acute uncertainty that could remain no matter which way the vote goes.

Dietmar Wunder, the German- Speaking Voice of James Bond — BERLIN - As a rule, Dietmar Wunder prefers his martinis shaken and not stirred. But don't ask him to order one at a Berlin bar, at least not in German. "I would never do that," said Mr. Wunder, who was born in Berlin. "I would be too embarrassed."
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Nov 22, 2014

At Amsterdam airport reading some of my favorite words: "Enjoy Unlimited Free Wi-fi"

Nov 19, 2014

Given that it is now officially decorative gourd season, it's time to once again dust off this gleaming little gem…

Nov 19, 2014

Whether at the airport, Starbucks, home, or almost's astonishing how bad Berlin bandwidth is.

Nov 19, 2014

“If India goes deeper and deeper into coal, we’re all doomed, and no place will suffer more than India.”…

Nov 19, 2014

“no place at B.Y.U. for the grimy, sandaled, tight-fitted, ragged-Levi beatnik.” @nytimes…

Nov 18, 2014

VIDEO: Geronimo hotshots battle big fires in Arizona. Some intense #GoPro footage.…

Nov 18, 2014

Wow. Just the beginning of a long sought holy grail. "Researchers Advance Image-Recognition Software", via @nytimes…

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