Julia Bayer is a social media journalist, trainer and innovation manager working for Deutsche Welle, Germany´s international broadcaster.
At the DW research and innovation projects unit, she and her colleagues are developing a new online collaboration platform Truly Media designed to support the aggregation, curation and verification of User Generated Content (UGC). At DW's social media news desk, Julia researches and verifies UGC for (breaking) news.
For the Deutsche Welle Akademie, she travels around the world training journalists and NGOs in social media (verification, newsgathering, distribution and mobile journalism)
In her spare time, Julia blogs about a zero waste lifestyle and is living it.