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Martha B.

Vienna, Austria5 reviews

$400 - $700 / Day

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  • Reporter / Journalist

    5 reviews

Equipment

Video

  • Multiple cameras

About Martha

Martha Bißmann was independent member of Austrian Parliament from November 2017 - November 2019. Her background is climate change and renewable energy consultancy. Since June 2019 Bißmann is member of the Global Council for Tolerance and Peace (GCTP). Bißmann studied Energy and Environmental Management at University of Applied Sciences Burgenland in Austria and graduated in 2006 with a Dipl.-Ing. (FH) degree. During her studies, she was active in the intercultural exchange program and club culture series Brighton Calling, which initiated and organized political programming. Bißmann is co-founder of the ELEVATE festival for contemporary music and political discourse in Graz. From 2003 to 2005 she was a board member of the Styrian Education Workshop of the Greens. At the beginning of 2016 Bißmann worked as a campaign manager for the presidential election campaign of independend candidate Dr. Irmgard Griss. From July to August 2017 she was head of the direct democracy campaign "Österreich Entscheidet" in Vienna. In the National Council election on 15 October 2017, she ran on the list Peter Pilz – in the 2nd position for the district of Styria, directly behind the native Styrian Peter Pilz. The list won a mandate in Styria during the election. After list founder Pilz resigned in early November 2017, Bißmann assumed the mandate and was proclaimed a member of the National Council. She became Group Spokesperson on Environment, Energy, Transport, Agriculture, Development Cooperation, Sport and Citizen Participation. Since 19 July 2018 she has been the only non – parliamentary member of the National Council to represent the agendas of the climate protection community and to promote the rights of minorities focusing on muslim groups. During her two years as Member of the Austrian Nactional Council, Bißmann delivered 69 speeches. One of her speeches gained international attention, as she put on a hijab in sign of solidarity with muslim women facing discrimination and anti-muslim racism.

Top Projects

  • Vernunft versus rechtsextreme Wut-Propaganda

    • Reporter / Journalist
    TRT Deutsch Digital

    Produced for TRT Deutsch Digital on Storyhunter

    July 2020

  • Ibiza-Untersuchungsausschuss: Wie anständig ist Kanzler Kurz wirklich?

    • Reporter / Journalist
    TRT Deutsch Digital

    Produced for TRT Deutsch Digital on Storyhunter

    July 2020

  • Die Corona-Krise: Verschnaufpause für Natur- Nachdenkpause für Menschheit

    • Reporter / Journalist
    TRT Deutsch Digital

    Produced for TRT Deutsch Digital on Storyhunter

    April 2020

  • Strom bewegt - wie nachhaltig ist Elektromobilität wirklich?

    • Reporter / Journalist
    TRT Deutsch Digital

    Produced for TRT Deutsch Digital on Storyhunter

    March 2020

  • Österreichs neue Regierung: Rechtspopulismus bleibt Rechtspopulismus

    • Reporter / Journalist
    TRT World Digital

    Produced for TRT World Digital on Storyhunter

    January 2020

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  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist

Martha's Clients

  • TRT World Digital
  • TRT Deutsch Digital

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