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Lea Albring

Lea Albring

MA Serial Storytelling

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LEA ALBRING, grew up in Borken, Germany, and studied German Literature (master's degree) at HU Berlin, mentored by Roger Willemsen. She then moved to Cologne for a journalism internship, which included stints at Tagesspiegel and Correctiv. This was followed by two years as a freelance journalist, during which she spent 24 hours in a squat for Vice, interviewing pimps and inquiring about homeless people’s survival on the streets. After a brief stint as a PR editor, she made a career transition to become a screenwriter for the soap opera »Köln 50667«, for which she has written over 70 scripts. Recently, she served as the co-head writer and managing editor for the YouTube series »Komma klar«, commissioned by the German Federal Agency for Civic Education. This series is an educational spin-off of »Köln 50667«. In this role, she also made her debut as a director. Apart from writing, she enjoys punk and techno music. Studying at the ifs since 2023.