Johanna Hirzberger, editor at Radio Radieschen, was awarded by the magazine “Austria’s Journalist:in”. A total of 149 talents were nominated.
Vienna, July 5, 2021 – In May 2021, Johanna Hirzberger joined the editorial team of Radio Radieschen, the educational station of FHWien der WKW, as editor and presenter. She is responsible for creating the station series “Perspektiven” (feature format), “#Vienna” (city magazine) and “Frisch Gemischt” (music show). Previously, she worked for SPIEGEL TV, n-tv, ORF and ProSiebenSat1. She also works as a freelance editor at Ö1 in the areas of science and features for the broadcast series “Hörbilder”, “Radiodoktor”, “Digital.Leben” and “Matrix”.
Johanna Hirzberger completed the Master’s program in Journalism & New Media at FHWien der WKW and already conceived the radio show “Femality”, the feminist magazine on Radio Radieschen, during her studies. Even after her graduation in 2019, she remained with the show as editor-in-chief. “Femality” was covered by media such as the Barbara Karlich Show, Biber Magazin and Furche. As an editor at Radio Radieschen, Hirzberger involves Journalism & Media Management students in the conception of a wide variety of radio journalistic formats and supports them in the implementation of their own broadcast ideas.
Being chosen as one of Austria’s best 30 journalists under the age of 30 is not Johanna
Hirzberger’s first award: For her feature program “’Darfs ein bissl weniger sein?’ Systemerhalterinnen: viel Arbeit – wenig Lohn” she received the Ö1 Feature Nachwuchspreis. In 2019, she won the Journalism Young Talent Award of FHWien der WKW in the category “Best Thesis” for her feature contribution “From Niche to Mainstream – the New (Old) Right”, which Hirzberger had produced as part of her Master’s thesis.
The best “30 under 30” were chosen this year for the tenth time by the magazine “Österreichs Journalist:in”. A total of 149 young journalists were selected. Two thirds of them were women.
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Johanna Hirzberger, editor at Radio Radieschen and graduate of FHWien der WKW, was chosen by the magazine “Österreichs Journalist:in” as one of Austria’s best 30 journalists under 30.
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