Lisa-Maria Kretschmer works as a project manager for the "Media Ownership Monitor", mainly responsible for methodology design and the project implementation in Cambodia. Previously, she has worked in the field of human rights and resilience, amongst others for the German Development Agency (giz) and a Member of the German Parliament. In 2011, she supported an international research project on the role of media in conflict at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich. This experience now contributes to her work for MOM as much as her previous positions in communications departments & agencies (profit & non-profit) for creating public awareness for human rights concerns. She studied political communication, journalism and economics in Germany (LMU Munich, FU Berlin), The Netherlands, Denmark and Israel.
Clothilde Le Coz works as Senior Researcher for the “Media Ownership Monitor” in Cambodia. She has been working as an independent journalist in Cambodia for the past 3 years and worked with CCIM, as a media development consultant, as she just arrived in the country. She previously worked as the Washington D.C. director for Reporters Without Borders, where she primarily worked on online transparency and journalism safety issues. She holds an M.A. in international relations and journalism and B.As. in political science & philosophy. She studied in France, Canada and the US.
Sothoeuth Ith works as a research assistant for the "Media Ownership Monitor" in Cambodia. He is a graduate from Royal University of Phnom Penh’s Department of Media and Communication. Now Sothoeuth is an online news editor at Voice of Democracy (VOD), a media outlet of Cambodian Center for Independent Media. Before joining CCIM, he had worked as a media and public relations officer at a non-profit organization in Thailand for three years.
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Olaf Steenfadt heads the "Media Ownership Monitor" project for Reporters Without Borders. For many years, he has been involved as a consultant and coach for media pluralism, especially in development cooperation. Mandates of international organizations and NGOs lead him primarily to Southeast Europe and in the Arab world. He previously worked for ARD and ZDF in various roles, including as radio and TV presenter, investigative author, domestic and foreign correspondent, as well as in format development and program marketing. Olaf teaches media history, media policy and regulation at universities in Germany and Europe.
Nina Ludewig is project manager for the Reporters without Boarders project "Media Ownership Monitor” in Germany and in Colombia. The German journalist knows the dynamics of the media from different perspectives: she worked as employed journalist for television stations in Germany and produces now reports for private and public channels as independent producer. Additionally, she works as a journalism trainer in Latin America and supports NGOs in their public relations and project implementation. Nina has intense working experiences in Latin America working for NGOs in the area of human rights and political education, among other things, in Guatemala and Bolivia.