Birte Leonhardt, University of Vienna (Communications Officer)

Birte is a predoctoral researcher at the Journalism Studies Center, located at the University of Vienna (Department of Communications). She started her PhD in 2022 and in her dissertation, she is designing and testing a theoretical framework on interventionist journalism. Other research interests include the boundaries of journalism, journalism culture, and constructive journalism as well as journalistic role conceptions and comparative journalism research. In her role as YECREA Communications Officer she supports the YECREA management team in administrative and organizational tasks.