Vision, mission, values, persona, story consulting, leadership and team development.
Storywerk founder and CEO Michael Obert, an experienced executive coach and business coach, has reported from crisis and war zones in his former life as a multi-award-winning journalist, book author and director. Michael loves rivers, Moderat and whiskey sours. And if there is no other way, also striped socks.
Master storytelling, NGO Storytelling, core story, content strategy audit/analysis
Storywerk co-founder Tobias Oellig, journalist and author, qualified trainer and rhetoric coach, studied general rhetoric and philosophy in Hamburg and Tübingen. He is passionate about strategic storytelling and believes in the transformative power of gripping stories. Tobias loves cooking and the crackle of a fireplace and old records.
Content and social media marketing – strategy, conception, implementation.
Kristina Kobilke, digital marketing strategist, trainer and expert author with over 20 years of experience in digital marketing. Burns for creative brand communication via visual social media, especially Instagram. She is an expert in successful content distribution in the digital space, be it via traditional advertising, search engines or influencers. Kristina loves Swedish fika, the old McGyver and can’t live without the sea.
Brand building, campaigning, social media.
Armand Lidtke, creative consultant and coach with many years of experience in Germany’s top 10 creative agencies. He is passionate about distilling the meaning and character of brands and companies to create creative and cross-channel communication. Armand can’t stand long-winded meetings – and loooves constructive workshops.
Corporate publishing, PR strategies, PR training, story placement.
Anja Karrasch, a trained journalist and PR expert specialising in business, culture and sustainability, has been bringing the distinctive characteristics and values of companies and personalities to the point for more than 20 years – in powerful messages and strong stories. Anja loves surprises, shooting stars and the sky over New York. But for her, the sky over Berlin can’t be topped.
Performance coaching, on camera training, moderation, video and audio direction, podcasts.
Daniela Grittner, a trained actress, presenter and speaker, is a certified coach who supports people in performing credibly, authentically and confidently in front of the camera and in presentations. She studied linguistics and media studies and is responsible for everything that happens in front of the camera and on the microphone at Storywerk. Daniela loves cross-country adventures, Camargue horses and ordering in the universe.
Visual storytelling, visual concept (style guide), photo research and editing.
Nadja Masri, visual consultant, freelance photo editor and lecturer, is passionate about training visual experts at the Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie in Berlin. From 2001-2010, she was Head and Senior Photo Editor of GEO’s correspondent bureau in New York and taught there at the International Center of Photography (ICP). Nadja loves supposed opposites: photography and words, big cities and the provinces, running and yoga.
Multimedia storytelling, master photography, smartphone photography.
Maria Litwa, freelance portrait and reportage photographer, represented by the agency laif, teaches multimedia storytelling at the Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and Arts and photography at the Leipzig School of Media for visual corporate communication. Besides photography, she is passionate about topics related to personal development, yoga, healthy living and new work. Maria loves the scent of bergamot, strong wind and recently discovered her passion for brightly coloured vegan Youtube cooking videos.
Video producing, directing, editing, post production.
Nico Drimecker, a trained journalist and trainer as well as an unstoppable self-learner, has brought various campaigns, pitches and competitions to the desired success with powerful moving image stories. He believes that every video – just like every person in life – needs a purpose it wants to fulfill. Nico loves the upward facing dog and the early bird, believes in karma and that chocolate makes you happy.
Project management, communication, training design and storytelling.
Luisa Willmann, experienced international project manager and communicator, trained journalist and coach, studied cultural sciences, international relations and business administration in Chile, Austria and the Netherlands and researched human rights abroad for renowned German media. She has travelled to more than 60 countries to work or follow her great passion: People and their stories. Luisa loves waves, curries and first times.