Journalist/Presenter, Köln (GER)
Anja Backhaus is a radio and television presenter and currently lives in Cologne. In the last 15 years she has worked mainly for the ARD (WDR 5, 1Live, HR, WDR Fernsehen, Einsfestival), but also took a detour to the private station Vox. Between her numerous TV and radio jobs Backhaus moderates discussion rounds, award ceremonies and festivals. She has studied political sciences and is one of the German Ambassadors of the UN Decade of Biological Diversity since 2011.
“I’m really looking forward to Mykki Blanco – we will not expect anything from him because he’s going to break our expectations anyway, whatever they are.
Furthermore I’m looking forward to meeting so many innovative, inspirational and creative people, because then there’s usually an explosion in my brain – from all the input it gets.”