Bastian Berbner

Bastian Berbner won the 2022 European Press Prize Distinguished Reporting Award with ‘What Guantánamo made of them.’

Bastian Berbner is a feature writer at DIE ZEIT, Germany’s leading weekly newspaper. His stories have taken him around the world and have been granted Germany’s most respected journalism awards. He has previously been working in TV for the public broadcaster NDR and he is hosting the podcasts “Slahi – 14 years Guantánamo” and “180 Degrees – Stories against hate”. The latter has also been published as a book in Germany and will be published later this year in the United States with the title “In Search of Common Ground”. In it, Berber tells stories of people and societies overcoming hate and polarization