A staff of five administers the school and serves its students and stakeholders. Team members are in charge of technology, finances, admissions, scholarships, internships and course schedules. They also organize the work of our board and our funders association.
School director Henriette Löwisch is a journalist and alum of DJS. After graduating with a master’s degree in journalism in 1992, she worked as a news editor, foreign correspondent and editor-in-chief for the German service of Agence France-Presse. She served on the faculty of the University of Montana before taking over as head of DJS in 2017.
Sven Szalewa began his career at the Süddeutsche Zeitung. From 1990, the business economist was responsible for the editorial system at Münchner Abendzeitung. In 1997, he moved to the German School of Journalism, where he is Deputy Head of the School of Engineering, IT and Finance.
Regina Wünsche has been at DJS since 2010. After handing over the lesson planning at the end of 2019, she takes care of fundraising for the school and looks after the members of the supporting association. She manages the school office and is responsible for the admission process up to the onboarding of the new classes. Together with Henriette Löwisch she takes care of current projects of the school and organizes courses for the commercial subsidiary of DJS, DJS Schulungs- und Service UG.
Nora Reinhardt works as a training editor at the German School of Journalism. She is a alumna of the school and still works as a journalist. At DJS, she is responsible for lesson planning, hires lecturers, arranges internships and oversees projects such as exchange programs..
Isabel Strube joined the DJS team as an assistant in October 2021.
After her apprenticeship as a publishing bookseller, she worked for various publishing houses. Most recently as assistant for the management at the branch service W&V “Werben & Verkaufen” (marketing communication).