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Berlin, Germany
Staff Senior Video Journalist — 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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Pegida’s Uncertain Future — 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 — 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 — 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.
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Mar 02, 2015

There are “lone wolves and known wolves”: New Challenges in Fighting ISIS

Feb 28, 2015

Ukrainians in Kiev examine captured Russian tank from the war in the East.

Feb 28, 2015

RT @nycjim: Incredible photo of Boris #Nemtsov’s body after shooting near St. Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow.…

Feb 27, 2015

VIDEO: Great piece by @Farrelltimes on NYC winter. “It is a winter that doesn’t want to end.” @nytvideo…

Feb 27, 2015

The value of the Ukrainian hryvnia is in free fall. Last year this time it was about 9 to the dollar, today it's near 30 to 1.

Feb 26, 2015

An annoying contradiction when a doc filmmaker says: This film needs to be seen by everyone! Yet the film is available only at festivals.

Feb 26, 2015

One terabit per second. Gosh just imagine. "5G researchers manage record connection speed"

Feb 25, 2015

Bummer. Germany's Last Remaining Banksy Piece Has Been 'Vandalised'… via @viceuk

Feb 25, 2015

Used to think we should dump the apostrophe, then read this excellent @NewYorker profile of Jony Ive and reconsidered…

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