Melvina Kotios is part of ZDF Das kleine Fernsehspiel and HR Neue Medien (the editorial department for new media). She completed her North American studies (B.A.) at the LMU in Munich and literature and media (M.A.) at the University of Bamberg. For several years she worked as a freelancer for Bayerischer Rundfunk, completed a scholarship as video journalist. And then worked as an editor and online content producer at Studio Hamburg Group being responsible for the development of various journalistic projects and documentaries for TV and online.