Astrid Viciano is a German journalist and MD who works as a staff reporter at the weekend science section of Süddeutsche Zeitung in Munich, focusing on investigative cross-border projects regarding medical, scientific and social topics.
Viciano has previously worked as a staff reporter at Focus, Die Zeit and Stern. From 2012 until 2016, she worked as a freelance reporter from Paris, from 2009 and 2011 she worked from Los Angeles. She has written for German and foreign media, and has published articles in German, English, French and Spanish. Viciano has won several journalism awards, grants, and fellowships.
Medical doctor (M.D.) (Doctorate: Immunology and Virology), M.A. in Specialized Journalism at USC Annenberg '11. Science and medical reporter. She publishes articles in German, English, Spanish French, and Dutch.
Profound intercultural knowledge, languages: German, Spanish, English, French (all fluent), Portuguese, Dutch, basic knowledge in Russian.