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Franz Strasser

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Washington, DC
Reporter and Video Journalist — BBC
As seen in: BBC, BBC Mundo
Covers:  immigration, business, demographics, culture, politics, economy, trends, technology

Head up digital video for BBC News in the US. 🔱 Report on culture, immigration and trends across North America. Views are mine ≠ BBC's. Signal: +19543726988

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Biography

I'm a Reporter and Video Journalist with BBC News in Washington, D.C.

I report, shoot and edit original video stories for the BBC News website, the global networks of BBC World TV and World Service radio, write feature articles and assist with breaking news coverage.

Most of the time, I travel ac...

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@franzstrasser — 4,156 followers, 10,237 tweets

Sep 24, 2017

This guy doesn't know what he's talking about. Green Party in gov betw '98-'03 put Germany on its impressive economic path. https://t.co/d7ml8lIxTK

Sep 20, 2017

@honigstein @andygoldstein05 He's getting more points per game than both of them. What wins the league? Points or winning percentage?

Sep 20, 2017

RT @colleenhagerty: The concern about the US not being a "safe" place to travel is something I've heard many times over the past month…

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What was your first job as a journalist?

In 2005, I started a sports podcast with a friend of mine in Germany which quickly grew to become the most listened-to in its category.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

There might have been a typewriter app on my iPhone once. The answer is no.

How is social media changing news?

It has become ever more important to make sure your story becomes part of the conversation on social media. It is also great to get feedback.

Awards

Pulitzer Travel Fellowship

2009 - Columbia University
Awarded for graduating as the valedictorian, this fellowship allowed me to travel anywhere in the world to report a story. It is part of Joseph Pulitzer's gift to Columbia University which established the Pulitzer Prize.