Claudia Kühle (Germany) is a broadcast editor at ARD Mittagsmagazin, a newscast on German public television. Her features deal with various fields, but focus mainly on science and nature. As a sociologist, she also engages in scientifical film and TV analysis; her thesis about the transformation of expert cultures in German television was published in 2008, and she completed her journalistic qualifications with a postgraduate degree. One of the few things exceeding Claudia's fascination with film is her passion for alpine sports. She was born in Munich, where she still lives, with the mountains just a short drive away. She works part-time as a climbing instructor for the German Alpine Association and for various private companies. In her spare time, you’ll be most likely to find Claudia on the rocks.