Reporters in the Field (n-ost and Robert Bosch Foundation), 2020 - 2021: Recipient of a grant to investigate the rise of the far-right in Eastern Germany and the role of the Polish border city Szczecin.
European Journalism Covid-19 Support Fund, 2021: Recipient of a grant to cover the Covid-19 mass infections in the Alpine ski resort of Ischgl and its political aftermath, including a legal battle over compensation.
National Geographic Explorer: The Artifice of Snow. Long-term storytelling project on climate change and the culture of skiing in Austria.
Internews' Earth Journalism Network, 2018 - 2019: Recipient of a grant for investigative reporting on illegal wildlife trafficking and organized crime in Europe.
IWMF African Great Lakes Fellow, 2018: Reported from South Sudan and Uganda and participated in a 5-day Hostile Environment and First Aid Training (HEFAT) in Nairobi.
Logan Science Journalism Fellow, 2017: One of two international journalists selected for environmental journalism training at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts.
Awards Young Environmental Journalist of the Year: Winner of the Asian Environmental Journalism Awards (AEJA), 2014.
Excellence in features writing: Honorable mention by the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Awards, 2017.
Excellence in reporting on the environment: Honorable mention by the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Awards, 2017.
Reporting on human rights: Merit for feature writing on human trafficking, 19th Human Rights Press Awards, 2015.
Excellence in human rights reporting: Short-listed by the Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Awards, 2015.
Reporting on children's rights: Honorable mention for investigative reporting by the Austrian Journalism Awards, 2014.
University Lectures Long-form storytelling, University of Applied Sciences Graz, since 2019.
Environmental storytelling, Duke Kunshan, 2018.
Feature writing and profile writing, NYU Shanghai, 2018.
Environmental reporting, feature writing, investigative reporting, Royal University of Phnom Penh, 2013 - 2015.