My name is Claus Hesseling and I work as a data journalist and media trainer.

Data Journalism

I work as a freelance data journalist at Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), a public broadcaster based in Hamburg / Germany. NDR is part of the ARD network.


Since 2003 I work as a journalism trainer and lecturer. I am focused on topics like

  • journalistic research
  • fact checking
  • data journalism
  • visualization
  • coding for journalists
  • technical background stuff (e.g. codecs etc)