Daniel Zylbersztajn is a Jewish German born correspondent, freelance journalist, and radio producer.
Daniel, lives in London for nearly 25 years. His reports are often about current events in the British capital, but also about social, cultural and economic analysis in general.
He combines the areas of humanities, science and a plethora of vocational hands-on skills in one person and works and worked now for many years in journalism amongst others for the German national daily independent newspaper taz, die Tageszeitung, the German Jewish Jüdische Allgemeine, the international station DW (Deutsche Welle) and contributions in DIE ZEIT, and others. He also worked in different radio and radio assistance roles for BBC Radio Four (Documentaries) and RTE Ireland amongst others. He is current co-ordinator and contributor of the South England Edition of the German market leading travel magazine ADAC Reisemagazin.
Former positions included press officer roles amongst others for the Palestinian – Jewish Israeli peace village Wahat al-Salam – Neve Shalom, Executive Director of Meretz UK and as academic researcher at Goldsmiths College and South Bank University.
A graduate of SOAS, (University of London) in Third World Politics and History, he holds a Master from Goldsmiths College, (University of London) in Contemporary Urban Sociology (where he graduated on researching Black Radio Stations and Programmes in London) and worked for several years on a phD on the violence in militant movements at University of Leeds and UCL, but later stopped it.
He has a professional side interest in sports and has been teaching Pilates as a side profession for many years and also holds an MSc. in Sports Science / Psychology (Coaching).
Conducted interviews a.o. with Leader of Green Party England Natalie Bennett, Michael Mansfields QC, barrister in the Hillsborough Disaster Inquest and the barrister to the parents of murdered Stephen Lawrence, Douglas Carswell MP, single MP of UKIP, Marina Litvinenko, Widow of Alexander Litvinenko, Trevor Beresford Romeo OBE, otherwise known as Jazzie B of Soul II Soul, Kanya King (founder of MOBO Awards) Thomas Kochs (former manager of Claridige’s Hotel), Hugh Quarshie, Amal Fashanu (niece of first openly gay British footballer Justin Fashanu), Prof. Peter Rees CBE (City of London, Chief of Planning), Oku Ekpenyon OBE, Mo Asumang (movie The Arians), Conservative MP Rebecca Harris MP, British Indian Star Bally Sagoo, Peace Maker Rabbi Herschel Gluck OBE, Clasford Stirling MBE, Baroness Rabbi Julia Neuberger DBE, Labour MP Fabian Hamilton, Conservative MP Michael Fabricant MP, Green London AM Darren Johnson, the late historian Prof. David Ceserani OBE, Prof David Woods CBE, Elieser Granot (MK, Leader of MAPAM 1991), Ai Weiwei, Sir Anish Kapoor CBE, Andrew Ramroop OBE (Saville Row tailor),…