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Berlin, Germany
Staff Senior Video Journalist — New York Times
As seen in:  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 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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A Dolphin Study Seeks to Start a Two-Way Conversation

nytimes.com — OFF THE BAHAMAS - In a remote patch of turquoise sea, Denise L. Herzing splashes into the water with a pod of 15 Atlantic spotted dolphins. For the next 45 minutes, she engages the curious creatures in a game of keep-away, using a piece of Sargassum seaweed like a dog's chew toy.

Trapped in a Torn Country

nytimes.com — While some families fled eastern Ukraine because of the military conflict, many of the elderly stayed behind and now face a desperate shortage of health care.

Keeping Fires Burning in Eastern Ukraine

nytimes.com — Avdiivka Coke and Steel in eastern Ukraine has been hit 160 times by rockets and artillery 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.
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Apr 19, 2015

"The pervasive culture of privacy in Germany created a bias against delving into Mr. Lubitz’s condition" @nytimes nytimes.com/2015/04/19/wor…

Apr 18, 2015

Im curious to know which cortex of my brain lights up when I try to figure out who performs a particular voice in a #Dreamworks film.

Apr 18, 2015

Fascinating in Berlin theaters, among ads for cars, snacks and video games: ads for newspapers.

Apr 17, 2015

Reading this with a 64 Gb microSD card in my GoPro. Shaking my head. "The history of computer data storage." royal.pingdom.com/2008/04/08/the…



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