Lina Timm, Geschäftsführerin, Media Lab Bayern

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Lina Timm is founder and Managing Director of Media Lab Bayern, an innovation hub for new ideas in digital journalism. The Media Lab Bayern supports talents and teams in founding media startups with mentoring programs and financial support. Media Lab also helps media companies to start innovative projects and learn startup methods. Previous to this, Lina wrote for outlets like Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung or ZEIT and worked as video journalist for formats that screened on ARTE or ProSieben. She studied German studies, media sciences and sociology in Hamburg and attended the German School of Journalism in Munich. As a side project she founded in 2016 the Slack community www.digital-journalism.rocks, which is a place to share best practices and expertise from now over 1300 digital journalists.