Thomas Hirsch +++ Calle Sierra de Gredos 9, Urb. Cerro de Alarcón I + 28210 Valdemorillo (Madrid) + Tel.: 91 351 24 30 / 679 961 773 + www.enaleman.com / www.inspanien.es + firstname.lastname@example.org
Journalism and copy writing in German, translation to German from English, Spanish and French
Ongoing Translations to German for:
Tweak, Indra, B.Lux, Vanlux, BBVA, American Airlines, NH Hoteles, Solbank (banking, marketing, legals etc.), Vinoselección (wine casting, communication and ads), Zeiss (tecnicals), Aifos, Jale, Salvago Tres, Grupo Pinar (real estate, legals, tecnicals), Ibatur (touristic promotion of Balearic Islands), Consell de Ibiza (turistic promotion Ibiza), Comunidad de Madrid/Madrid Excelente (corporate promotion of the Madrid region), Stormtech (function wear), Marriott Hotels (hotels and destinations).
Interpreting consecutive and simultaneous (DE/IG <> ES) for: Europäische Akademie NRW (Congreso de los Diputados, Senado, Ministerio de Exteriores), Hexal AG (pharmacy), Siemens & Co (pharmacy), Magazine Spiegel (Real Madrid, Florentino Pérez, 2009, Torero Juan José Padilla, 2012), Vogue (J.L. Castillo Puche), Süddeutsche Zeitung (Jaime Peñafiel). Dozens of interviews in Spanish and English to personalites from politics, culture and society (Terenxi Moix, Gabriel Escarrer (Barceló), Liz Mohn (Bertelsmann), Jaume Matas (como ministro de medio ambiente), Sir Peter Ustinov, and else.
Previous professional experience and qualifications Editor of the German Edition of Prestige Magazin, Banco Sabadell Groups magazine for expat clients of Solbank (2002-2009).
Journalistic work and travel guides about Madrid and Seville, abstracts in German, Spanish and English for several banks and multinational groups like Siemens, Barclays, Iberia, others.
2000-2001: Editor of the first business newspaper in German about Spain, Spanien Ökonomie (also online edition: www.spanienoekonomie.com)
1999-2000: Director of Palma Kurier (weekly German newspaper on the Balearics, Mallorca)
1994-1999: Journalism and PR in Spain.
Economical and political news for the Benissa based German weekly newspaper Costa Blanca Nachrichten, correspondent of advertising magazine Werben & Verkaufen and Vogue (German edition)
Author of travel guides for the editorials Merian Live (Seville/Madrid), Marco Polo (Costa Blanca), Baedeker (several), ADAC-Verlag (several book projects)
Reports for Crosstalk (inflight magazine of Crossair, now Swiss), Brigitte, Fernsehwoche.
Freelance works for Süddeutsche Zeitung and SZ-Magazin, Architektur & Wohnen, Feinschmecker, Baumeister, others
Communication and PR in Spain for Johnson Controls Automotive Europe and Polygraph
1992-1994: Freelance journalist in Munich.
Freelancer for Reuters (Munich office) and Werben & Verkaufen (weekly magazine for advertising and Marketing)
TV critics for WAZ, Augsburger Allgemeine, Stuttgarter Zeitung, Mitteldeutsche Zeitung, Darmstädter Echo
Corporate Publications and production of sections for Playboy, Burda Verlag, Suzuki Deutschland (PR for Suzuki cars and editor of Suzuki Report magazine), Globo, Helpware Magazin IBM (magazine for IBM clients worldwide), all this as a member of the agency Geffken Mediendienste.
Travel guide about Berlin for editorial Colibri
Proof reading (style and orthography) for Vogue and Cosmopolitan.
1991-1992: Editor of special themes at Donau Kurier, Ingolstadt (fashion, construction, informatics, automotion, else.)
1990-1991: Journalistic training as a Voluntär at Donau Kurier (Ingolstadt)
1989-1990: Freelancer for Süddeutschen Zeitung, locals Ebersberg and Bavaria in Munich
1989: M.A. Germanistik, Philosophy and Linguistics at LMU, Munich (magna cum laude / 1).
Born: 1962 in Berlin
Languages: Deutsch (Muttersprache), Spanish (fluido), english (fluently), français (fondement)