Curriculum Vitae


Lars Borchert, born in Kassel, Germany on the 13 of June 1971


Since 04/03 Freelance Journalist with Platts, Tre Torri Publishers, Financial Times Deutschland (expert on latinamerican issues), AM | Communications, Deutsche Welle, Frankfurter Rundschau, Der Tagesspiegel,, Verlagsgruppe Handelsblatt (u.a.)

04/01 – 03/03
Reuters, Frankfurt, Germany
Reporter for the newsagency Reuters, including the trainee program for the prestigious "Reuters Young Editors" program that consists of a three-month education of Journalism and Economics. Reuters Journalists oversaw the editorial education during the German Bank Academy (Deutsche Bankakademie), responsible for the economical technical training of these trainees.

07/00 – 03/01
German Hot100
Editor for upstart business online magazine German Hot100, a venture of the German parent financial newspaper Handelsblatt.


07/02 – nn
Critical Mass Online
Content Consultant for the Multicultural Online Magazine Critical Mass Online (

03/99 – 03/01
Released articles on travel and culture concerning the Iberian Peninsula and Latin America.

10/98 – 12/99
International Bureau of the German Center for Aerospace (DLR)
Department of Bilateral Cooperation between Germany and the Americas. The department is an exclusive project partner of the German Ministry for Education and Research (Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung).

09/97 – 10/97
Mexican Ministry of Finance and Economy
Internship for the Department of Bilateral Cooperation between Mexico and the European Union.

07/97 – 09/97
Freelance Intern
Interned for various public and private German television and radio stations (WDR, RTL, and ARTE).

07/96 – 09/96
Radio Intern
Assisted for the independent radio station FM La Tribu in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


German (Native)
English (Very Fluent)
Spanish (Very Fluent)
Portuguese (Basic)
French (Basic)