Andrej Werth has been an editor at the South Tyrolean weekly magazine ff since 2019. Before that, he worked – freelance and permanently – for Rai Südtirol, the daily newspaper Dolomiten and Südtirol Online. And before that he studied politics and history in Salzburg. Malicious tongues claim that he took his time with his studies. He says: Those tongues are right.
Werth says he is convinced that good local journalism is just as important as the local grocer around the corner. Even in the villages, valleys and small capitals, people have to look critically, ask questions and then write down what is going on locally. He likes it.
At the Journalismusfest in Innsbruck he takes part in the Reporter Slam. It is his first time. That’s why he’s a bit excited.