Cultural journalist, podcaster / Freelance
Aida Baghernejad is a freelance journalist and podcaster. She writes and speaks in German and English about music and food for all kinds of regional, national and international publications such as Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Zeit Online, taz, tipBerlin and the San Francisco Chronicle. Sometimes about both at the same time, but mostly about the political in sound, on stage or on the plate. She is also co-host of the podcast "55 Voices for Democracy", produced by the Thomas Mann House and the US magazine Los Angeles Review of Books, host of "You Never Stop Learning", a Spotify and Munk Studios production, and founder of the podcast "Pasta & Politics". In 2021 she received the International Music Journalism Award for Music Journalist of the Year, in 2019 she was awarded for the best text of the year, and has been nominated for the Alternative Media Award or the Listen to Berlin Award, among others, in recent years. Mostly she lives in Berlin, sometimes in London, and mostly on the internet.