Sheila Mysorekar

Sheila Mysorekar

“Neue deutsche Medienmacher*innen”

Sheila Mysorekar is the chairperson of the independent media organisation ‘Neue deutsche Medienmacher’, (New German Media Professionals), an organisation of ethnic minority journalists that campaigns for more diversity in German media.

Sheila Mysorekar is Indo-German and lives in Cologne, Germany. She studied in Cologne and London and worked as a journalist in many countries, amongst others, in Jamaica, India, the US and Latin America, including eleven years in Argentina as independent correspondent for German media.

Presently, she works for Deutsche Welle Akademie, Germany’s biggest Media Development Organisation, as trainer for conflict-sensitive journalism and consultant for media in post-conflict states, mostly in Libya and South Sudan.