Niklas Schenck

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Niklas Schenck, 31, lives in Kabul, Afghanistan and Hamburg, Germany. He studied geography and environmental geochemistry at Heidelberg university, and was trained at the Henri-Nannen school of journalism in Germany. His first documentary, "Geheimer Krieg" (secret wars) for German Public television detailed Germany's involvement in US drone strikes in Somalia, and was nominated for the Grimme Awards. He was named journalist of the year in Germany in 2012.