Melanie Stein is a journalist, psychologist, producer and presenter covering politics, innovation and science for the public broadcasters ARD and ZDF. Following her studies in media and psychology in Cologne and Vienna she did her „Volontariat“ at NDR then moving to the show "Zapp". Melanie is the founder of the initiative "Wir sind der Osten" making progressive players in Eastern Germany visible. She has created and produced shows like "Storylight" and the "Europe Battle" aiming to modernize political talk shows. She is the presenter of the youtube show DISKUTHEK by Stern.
Position: Journalist & Initiator of "Wir sind der Osten"