Florian Sturm studied English and American Language and Literary Studies, Communication Science and Political Science at universities in Jena (Germany) and Bangor (Wales). He then completed a journalism traineeship in Hamburg and has been working as a journalist ever since. One of his areas of expertise is photography. In addition to that he conducts interviews and writes portraits as well as reportages in Germany and abroad. His clients include, amongst others, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Spiegel Online, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Stern Crime, P.M. Magazin, Spektrum der Wissenschaft, Das Magazin and Übermedien. He is a member of Freischreiber, a professional association of freelance journalists.