Jan Becker is a journalist based in Berlin, Germany. He presents a monthly TV-programme covering Eastern Europe and the Balkans. As an Arthur F. Burns fellow, Jan has worked with CBS News in New York, other international assignments include Deutsche Welle TV and CBC. He's been reporting for NDR Television, ARD First German TV and various radio-channels from Berlin. Having started as a political correspondent in music television, Jan is trained in explaining politics and breaking news to an audience that prefers Shakira over Angela Merkel. This set of skills has helped him to become a unique voice within the German media landscape and to file touching reports even under pressure and in unfolding breaking news situations. Jans production company bentele becker bewegtbild helps foreign teams to report from Germany by supplying both, skilled staff and production facilities in Berlin.