Prof. Dr. Leslie Leon

LECTURER

Prof. Dr. Leslie Leon teaches the modules “Rhetoric and Presentation”, “Vocal Coaching” and the advanced course “Media Acting” in the study program Journalism and PR at the DEKRA University of Applied Sciences, she also regularly delivers the workshop “Language, Speaking and Presenting”.

My impressions of the (final project of the “Journalists 2016”: Higher, faster, further – my (fingers are crossed for the (final stretch!

My (first thoughts on the “Journalists 2016”: Super team, committed, professional and humorous!

What I will miss the most about the “Journalists 2016”: The good energy and the exciting discussions!

What I will miss the least about the “Journalists 2016”: Really nothing – you are all great!

My future advice for the “Journalists 2016”: Stay as you are, so open-minded,versatile, purposeful, curious, imaginative, philosophical, witty, positive, attentive, communicative, unconventional, self-motivated, friendly, informal, persistent, open, passionate, responsible, compassionate, analytical, enthusiastic, charming, fearless, open to criticism, motivated, independent, tolerant, warm-hearted, spirited and walk your own way with open eyes and open hearts!

Lukas Haas

Presenter at the livestream

Age: 23

Specialization Presenting, editing and production

3 qualities that best describe me Optimistic, Loud, inside of my head it’s very funny

Job on the final project Sound engineer during shooting, audio and video editing, protagonist acquisition, presenting of the live broadcast

On the final project I’ve learned that Planning is the a  and o, as much as an endless amount of spontaneity

The things I’ll miss about my time at uni are The toilet to the right of Küran, because no one ever goes there

I’ll never miss these things from my time at uni Parts of the technical inventory here,  especially the headphones and memory cards (the stupid P2 cards)

I will never forget this moment:“Who wants to fuck must be friendly” – John Kantara (relatively regular expression)

In 10 years I see myself: in the mirror

My advice for new students: Use everything you can get. You can really train yourself here or not. Whether you will endure the pressure of the media industry depends on you.

Leonie Ehresmann

Presenter at the Livestream

Age: 24

Specialization and professional focus: presenting and editing

3 qualities that best describe me: combination of chaoticism and a lot of discipline, coupled with a good mood

Task for the final project: presenting of the live broadcast

What I learned during the final project: “Not without my team”

The thing I’ll miss the most about my time at university: the cooperation between the lecturers and students and the course.

The thing I will never miss from my time at university: The 675 €, you have to pay each month.

I will never forget this moment: There are too many.

I see myself in 10 years: either a tv presenter or editor. Either way, definitely not from 9to5 behind a desk.

My advice to all new students: You can take everything and nothing from your course. It is entirely up to you what you make of it! Networking s everything!

Tobias Haas

Social Media

Age: 22

Specialization: media acting

3 qualities that best describe me:ambitious, too purposeful, sometimes too precise

Task in the final project:Responsible for social media, editorial and creating the guest quiz

what I learned during the final project: Organization is the most important thing to us! A well-functioning team overshadows all emerging problems!

The thing I’ll miss most about my time at university :The classmates whom I’ve learned to love over the 3 years! The many things we did together!

The thing I will never miss from my time at university: The often expensive tuition and the missing services. And above all the non-functional university-sponsored (haha) laptop!

I will never forget this moment:There were too many moments that I won’t forget- that would go beyond the scope!

Where do I see myself in 10 yearsGood question. I’d like to let myself get surprised about where I’ll end up. One thing I do know for sure: I will remain loyal the tabloid journalism!

My advice to all new students:Use the offers and the existing equipment to try things out! Due to the short university days, you have a perfect opportunity to get practical experience in addition to studying- have fun and collect references as early as possible!

Marah Hammed

Social Media

Age: 22

Specialization media acting

3 qualities that best describe me: Fun, punctual, confident

Task in the final project: Responsible for social media and translating the website and films

what I learned during the final project: how to work professionally in a group 

The thing I’ll miss most about my time at university :My classmates

The thing I will never miss from my time at university: the exams

I will never forget this moment: the final project

Where do I see myself in 10 years: on a world tour

– My advice to all new students:Good luck!

Charlotte Bauer

Documentation

Age: 21

Specialization and professional interests: Editor

3 qualities that best describe me: cheerful, relaxed, ambitious

Task during the final project: documentation

What I learned in the final project: Cooperation

The thing I’ll miss most from my time at university: the lovely people

The thing I’ll never miss from my time at university: the exams

I will never forget this moment: there are so many moments that I won’t forget but one that stands out is our 18 hours of shooting!

I see myself in 10 years: good question

My advice to all new students: ambition and diligence pay off

Antonia Witt

Finance

Age: 22

Specialization: media acting

Focus of interest: economy, finances, people

3 characteristics that best describe me: goal-oriented, courageous, dynamic

Tasks on the final project:

1) `Chief Financial Officer`;

2) chief reporter for the post with Lisa-Marie Kwayie

3) Champagne reception during the live broadcast

What I have learned:

1) To have more self-confidence in me and my work, because that’s good

2) To be more aware of the feelings of others while dealing with them.

The thing that I will miss the most from my time at university:

I don`t know – I am glad that it will continue

The thing I will not miss in any case: exams and dependency, questions for example when copying at the large printer

I will never forget this moment:

When I’ll wear the hat at the graduation ceremony

In 10 years:

Editor-in-chief and freelance journalist, hopefully award-winning

My advice: Do your thing, get involved and become professionals!

Alexandra Knull

Editor

Age: 22

Specialization and professional focus: media acting and my focus is on: talking, the main thing is talking.

3 qualities that best describe me:Clumsy, helpful and kind-hearted, I’m always worried about others and try to help others, but my own problems are often in the way. Besides, sometimes I’m not planned enough.

Task in the final project: I’m a scribbler, a sound angel, help with carrying equipment, editorial office, reporter, sorceress, mummy, baker, creative mind and in the live broadcast I help show the correct blends.

What I learned in the final project: Stress is a process for natural selection.

The thing I’ll most the most from my time at university: the conversations, the opportunities and freedoms, as well as my fellow human beings.

The thing I’ll never miss about my time at university:logically the fees, the long time away and the scientific work

I will never forget this moment: I appreciate every little moment, every little conversation – so there are many many moments I will never forget, because during the studies it is such a formative time that I will always carry in my heart.

where do I see myself in 10 years: I’m still waiting for my letter from hogwarts, but since my owl seems to have lost his way, I hope to be successful in what I do & to help other people & inspire them.

My advice to all new students: Be present, if not at university, then in your head. Nobody will do your work for you. There is so much help you could get & even if something does not work – never give up!

Fatema Sultani

Editor

Age: 23

Specialization and professional interests: media acting

3 qualities that best describe me: calm, nice, helpful and strict with myself

Task in the final project: editorial (minutes) within my group

What I learned in the final project: Teamwork

The thing I’ll miss the most about my time at university: holidays

The thing I’ll never miss about my time at university: homework

In 10 years I see myself : As a presenter working on late television

Michelle – Christin Becker

Editor

Age: 21

Specialization and professional interests: I specialize in Media Acting, my focus is on editorial work

3 qualities that best  describe me: Helpful, reliable, organized

Task in the final project:My task in the final project is the interviewing, presenting and editing of the film with the protagonist Harry Dobbert

what I learned during the final project:Team spirit and reliability are the nuts and bolts to  later use in my professional life.

The thing I will miss most about my time at university:The dear and helpful lecturers, my fellow students and the semester break.

The thing I’ll never miss about my time at in :The long way from home to university.

I will never forget this moment:The photography show was really a great and new experience for me. Our own pictures were exhibited and admired.

In 10 years I see myself as:In 10 years I see myself in the editorial work. I want to be happy in my job and I should enjoy it. Incidentally, a good salary would not be bad either. Besides, I would like to have children and build a house.

My advice to all new students:Come to the university on time and be good with your lecturers.

Lara Henzel

Social Media

Age: 26

Specialization and professional interests: Media acting

3 qualities that best  describe me: Helpful, open minded, fashionable

what I learned during the final project: Team work

The thing I will miss most about my time at university: The coffee and naturally my classmates,that I’ve

The thing I’ll never miss about my time at in : The semester fees as well as the exams

I will never forget this moment:There are too many

In 10 years I see myself as: As a tv presenter or reporter in a fashion

My advice to all new students:develop your own projects! Thanks to the short amount off time you have at uni you can work in order to become freelancers.