Anja Bruschweiler

Anja Bruschweiler


Currently employed at Connect4SD

Previous: Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA), Swiss National Television RTS SFDRS, Telebielingue, International Cultural Youth Exchange (ICYE)


Previous: University Of Manchester, Massachusetts Institute Of Technology Online (MITx), University Of Queensland, Centre Romand De Formation Des Journalistes (CRFJ)



    10 years of experience working for TV, mainly the Swiss National Television, as videojournalist, reporter and cyberjournalist. More than 300 news reports, features and articles. Skills: video shooting, editing, interviews, writing and voice-over. Specialisation in economy, development and sustainability



At Connect4SD

From February 2015 to Present
Launched an online platform designed to facilitate the dissemination of information for projects and entities tackling sustainable development challenges (

University Of Manchester, Manchester

MSc Development Economics and Policy, University of Manchester

From September 2013 to July 2015
Key Focus: Climate Change, Gender, Microeconomics, Panel and Household Survey Data Achievements: Distinction for both the coursework and my Dissertation entitled "Climate Change and well-being of women in rural Ethiopia: findings from the 1999-2003 drought years". This 15'000 words dissertation...
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At Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA)

From April 2013 to July 2013
Disseminating Innovative Resources and Technologies to Smallholders Project Duties: * Led needs assessment for the technology and (written and video) content for the provision of agricultural extension services via Android phones to 1600 farming households in Northern Ghana * ...
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University Of Queensland, Brisbane

Bachelor of Arts Economics and International Relations, University of Queensland

From February 2010 to December 2012
Key focus: development economics, sociology and politics of development, globalization University of Queensland, Australia Achievements: GPA of 6.88 (out of 7) Dean’s Commendation for High Achievement (all Semesters) Dean's Scholar 2011, Faculty of Social and Behavioral Sciences


At Swiss National Television RTS SFDRS

From April 2002 to July 2009
Duties: * Creation of close to 300 news reports and features on national and regional issues for the daily TV news broadcast and magazines * Creation of internet-based written and video news on national and international issues for the TV website, teletext and mobile...
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At Telebielingue

From July 2001 to April 2002
Duties: * Creation of reports on regional issues for the daily news broadcast * Management of the technical aspects of TV production, notably recording of interviews and shows


At International Cultural Youth Exchange (ICYE)

From July 1998 to July 1999
Duties: * Running recreational activities with street children ; * Teaching agricultural skills and English, supervising practical skill training in the gardens, running recreational activities in an orphanage * Raising awareness and providing information on human rights issues in...
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