Isabelle Wermke was selected for the 2020 European Press Prize shortlist for ‘Roland Berger’s self-deception: The star consultant, his Nazi father and the guilt of German industry.’
Isabelle Wermke, born on August 19, 1991 in Neuss, Germany, studied political science at the University of Passau. Her main focus was on governance and international relations, political sociology and social analysis, European and international economic policy, international law, and global ethics. Wermke gained her first media experience while conducting research and working for the animal protection organization ‘Animal Equality’ alongside Hans Georg Kroll, a lawyer specialized in criminal law. From August to October 2019, Wermke did an internship in the Investigative Department of the Handelsblatt in Düsseldorf. There, she plans to start a traineeship at the Georg von Holtzbrinck School of Journalism from 2021 onwards.