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Simon Schütz

BILD

Simon Schütz works as an editor at BILD, covering U.S. politics as well as domestic politics in Germany. He has a special interest in “fake news” and artificial intelligence. In addition, he freelances for National Public Radio, where he writes mostly about current developments in Germany.

Simon graduated from Freie Universität in Berlin, with an MA in Strategic Political Communication. He also studied at George Washington University in Washington, DC, where he primarily focused on public diplomacy and campaigning during elections.

Originally from Hof, Germany, Simon holds a BA in Political Science and Media Science from the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz. He also studied in Bordeaux, France.

During his time as a student, Simon worked as a research assistant for Dr. Andreas Nick, a member of the German Bundestag. During that time his main focus was foreign politics as well as digital developments. He also interned at Kekst CNC, Ketchum Pleon, and ZDF.

Simon was awarded with the “Deutschlandstipendium” scholarship and has been a fellow of the Arthur Burns as well as the RIAS program. Moreover, he is a Young Leader alumni of Global Bridges as well as Europe United. He is an alumni of Young Königswinter Conference and mastered the Media in Conflict Seminar in Herzliya), Israel.

He was a research intern at AICGS in 2016.

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