Jochen Spangenberg works for Germany's international broadcaster Deutsche Welle in the research and cooperation projects unit. Apart from overall coordination, this includes participation in REVEAL and InVID, two EU co-funded research projects that deal with algorithm-supported verification of eyewitness media and user-generated content. He is furthermore involved in the development of Truly Media, a platform for collaborative verification of user-generated content.
Jochen also lectures at the Free University Berlin in Media & Communication Sciences. He is the author of the book The BBC in Transition and a number of articles, papers and book chapters.
Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer and Editor-in-Chief at a Berlin-based new media company, and worked for BBC News & Current Affairs in radio and TV.