EnergyWatch delivers independent, critical and balanced journalism about the energy and utilities industry.
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Søren Springborg, born 1978, is a trained reporter from the Danish School of Journalism and holds a bachelor degree in Political Science from Aarhus University. As an editor he is the daily responsible for Energywatch.eu and Energiwatch.dk. Prior to his editor role, Søren was head of the investigative journalism team at Berlingske Business. He was also in charge of Berlingiske's business coverage of the 2009 climate summit in Copenhagen. Previously, Søren was business reporter at Dansk Landbrugs Medier and reporter at metroXpress. Søren has furthermore written the e-book ”Den Skandinaviske Drøm” (”The Scandinavian Dream”) about the airline SAS’ glory and crisis.
Mathias Ørsborg Johansen
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Mathias Ørsborg Johansen, born 1986, is a trained reporter from the Danish School of Journalism in Aarhus. He has studied computer programming at the University of Hong Kong and taken classes in data analysis and statistics at various American universities. Mathias was trained at Berlingske and covered among other things energy topics in 2011 and 2012. Since then he has worked as a reporter for Berlingske Nyhedsbureau and the Danish daily Politiken.
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Maz Plechinger, born 1982, is a trained reporter from the Danish School of Journalism and has addpolitical history and foreign poliltics at San Francisco State University. Before joining EnergyWatch, he had nine years of experience from Jyllands-Posten, where he wrote to most of the newspaper’s sections, including Erhverv & Økonomi (“Business & Economics”) and Indblik.
Viktor Brandt Kærgaard
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Viktor Brandt Kærgaard, born 1987, is a trained reporter from the Danish School of Journalism in Aarhus. Viktor was trained at Watch Medier for one year, first at MedWatch and then at FinansWatch, followed by a half year's training at the Danish daily Børsen. Since then he has been a freelancer at Watch Medier.
Gretchen Deverell Pedersen
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Gretchen Deverell Pedersen holds a liberal arts degree from the University of Copenhagen and la Universidad de Guanajuato in Mexico, as well as a Master’s degree in International Business Communication from Copenhagen Business School. She has a professional background in immigrant integration issues, including an internship with non-profit organization Catholic Charities in the US. Gretchen has been a translator for ShippingWatch.com since 2015 and now also serves as translation coordinator for EnergyWatch.eu.
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Lena Rutkowski hails from Sydney, Australia and holds a law degree, with a major in Spanish, from the University of Technology, Sydney. She has worked with print and digital journalism, radio, commercial law and human rights consultancy. Since 2015, Lena has been a translator for ShippingWatch, and is also translator, supervisor and social media manager for EnergyWatch.eu since its launch in autumn 2016.