I’m a Berlin based publisher, editor, and consultant. I believe in the power of stories.
Co-Founder and managing director of ROSEGARDEN Magazine.
Co-Founder of A Syrious Look - A magazine about Syrian Culture in Exile.
Independent consultant for communication, storytelling, and campaigning in the field of political, social, and cultural issues. Get more informations here.
Lectures and public speaking on independent publishing, creativity, campaigning, and storytelling (University of the Arts Berlin, Humboldt University Berlin, University of Leipzig among others).
Founding member of KOMBÜSE – an association specialized in communication consulting for social entrepreneurs.
From 2010 - 2015: Owner of THE WINE – a Berlin based bespoke wine service.
Always open for inquiries, ideas, and coffee:
Examples of my writing:
Warum tun die das? A critical review of the new Frankfurter Allgemeine Magazin.
For the love of craft. An interview with Stone Brewing CEO Greg Koch about craft beer, Berlin, and cans.
Zuhause im Bürgerkrieg. A story about the Syrian movie and theatre director Ziad Adwan.
Bier und Wolkenbruch mit Sophie Auster in Brooklyn. A story about actress and musician Sophie Auster.
About Berlin. A critical view on the former or so called capital of cool.
Guter Migrant. Böser Migrant. Some thoughts about expat bashing and more...
I‘m working in the field of communication, storytelling, and campaigning for over 16 years – mostly regarding political, social, and cultural issues.
I worked on local, regional, and nationwide projects at many different stages: campaign manager, staff member, external advisor or as a creative.
Working experience: I worked for 5 years at the national headquarter of the german social democratic party (SPD), for 5 years at the PR-agency Johanssen + Kretschmer and since 7 years as an independent consultant and creative.
My clients among others: KOMBÜSE GmbH, WWF Deutschland, 365 Sherpas, Börsenverein des Deutschen Buchhandels e.V., Rights Direct, J+K, Super an der Spree, Metadesign AG.
Here you’ll find an interview about my work.
Publico (Portugal) about Syrian Culture in Berlin, March 12th, 2017
Work in Process Magazine Interview, March 10th, 2017
Exberliner about “A Syrious Look”, January 2017
NPR Radio about “A Syrious Look”, December 7th 2016.
Feature on Deutsche Welle Online about “A Syrious Look”, December 6th 2016.
Interview on Radio “RBB Kulturradio” about “A Syrious Look”; November 29th 2016.
Interview on “Deutschlandradio” about “A Syrious Look”, November 29th 2016.
Feature of “A Syrious Look” among other projects; Le Parisien; November, 15th, 2016.
Feature of “A Syrious Look” among other projects; Wiener Zeitung; November, 15th, 2016.
Feature of “A Syrious Look” among other projects; The Local; November, 15th, 2016.
Feature of “A Syrious Look” among other projects; Le Figaro; November, 11th, 2016.
Radio Interview about “A Syrious Look”; Radio-Interview WDR 3, August 30th, 2016.
Feature of my magazine “A Syrious Look”; Der Tagesspiegel, August 4th, 2016.
Radio interview with Deutschlandradio Kultur about “A Syrious Look”, August, 4th, 2016.
Some insights on the political dimension of refugees and terrorist attacks in Germany; US edition of Vice Magazine, July 31st, 2016
Feature of my magazine “A Syrious Look”; Süddeutsche Zeitung, June 29th, 2016
Interview about ROSEGARDEN Magazine; Creative City Berlin Magazine, April 4th, 2016
Interview about political consulting; NWMD Blog, February 17th 2016
About ROSEGARDEN Magazine; Wiener Zeitung, November 25th, 2015
About ROSEGARDEN Magazine; Süddeutsche Zeitung, August 31st, 2015
Radio Interview about ROSEGARDEN Magazine; Deutschlandfunk, August 1st, 2015
Interview about ROSEGARDEN Magazine; Audible UK Blog, September 18th 2014
Quote about tourists in Berlin; Berliner Morgenpost, July 26th, 2014
Analysis of Barack Obama’s body language; Der Tagesspiegel, April 3rd 2009
Mario Münster; Bouchéstraße 12, 12435 Berlin; post (a) mario-muenster.de