TOUR DIRECTOR/GUIDE-TRANSLATOR - WRITER - PRODUCER
MULTI-LINGUAL AND MULTI-CULTURAL
Specialties: Fluent in English, French, German and Spanish.
Has worked in USA, Europe, Canada, Mexico, Central America.
Dual Citizen USA-Germany
TRAVEL & TOURISM
Authoring travel guide books led to new opportunities. She started as instructor of the Los Angeles Travel Academy at UCLA Extension in collaboration with LA Tourism in 1997. Her love for the open road has turned into a second career as travel blogger, tour director, planner, translator and guide for domestic and international guests.
Marion has been touring the country for several years.
MEDIA & PUBLIC RELATIONS
Producer/writer with 20+ years in television, video, documentary film, educational video, corporate and industrial video and print media.
Currently working mostly in the event production field where she applies media and story telling skills to public relations, social media integration and more.
As a representative for European media companies her work field also included contract and licensing rights negotiation, new program launches and company representation.
As a journalist/producer she has covered everything from Academy Awards to Los Angeles riots.
Takes media projects from concept creation through team hiring through editing to implementation in the marketplace.
*Born in Hamburg, Germany, educated in Germany, France and England.
*Abitur Christianeum, Hamburg, Germany.
*Master's Degree from Faculté des Lettres, Arts et Sciences Humaines, Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis, France.
*Career start at RTL Luxembourg where I was assigned to German radio and French television broadcasts.
*Moved to California in 1986 where I have made my permanent home.
"I started in 1986 as a radio and print correspondent for RTL and Heinrich Bauer Verlag. In 1989 I entered the world of television as a field producer for Spiegel TV as well as other channels and production companies. And the rest is history, as they say."