vita - Britta-Susann Lübke

With her diploma in journalism, Britta-Susann Lübke is editor at Radio Bremen and responsible for documentaries, coverages and film portraits. She will direct the journey on the way from Peking via Seoul to the South Korean city of Busan.

Beside her editorial activity Britta-Susann Lübke has always worked as an author and has produced numerous national and international features. In 2002 she succeeded as first western female journalist in travelling through the insulared state of North Korea. She proceeded there for an arte-documentary on a personal trace search with her father.

Britta-Susann Lübke was born in Magdeburg and grew up in Essen and Hannover. After her graduation she studied journalism, land use planning and literature in Dortmund and finished in certificate journalist. She underwent practical training at the Westdeutschen Allgemeine Zeitung in Essen and at the WDR (West German Broadcast) -Studio in Bielefeld.

From 1984 she worked as a reporter, editor, presenter, head of service and broadcasting director at the WDR, for television and radio.

In 1987 she changes to Radio Bremen: First she worked as a reporter, editor, presenter and head of service for the local program "Buten un Binnen". With her excellent documentation about the history of the german emigration from Bremerhaven to the USA she won the Columbuspreis.

Filmography (an exerpt):

2007 Legenden Lale Andersen (45’ ARD)
2006 Bilderbuch Verden (45’ ARD)
2003 Der Traum vom Tausendmondfluss - Nordkorea eine Wiederkehr (90’ Arte)
2003 Bremen - Riga: eine hanseatische Liaison (45’ Arte)
2002 Jenseits der letzten Mauer - Reisereportage aus Nordkorea (30’ ARD)
2001 Bilderbuch Deutschland: Die Wildeshauser Geest (45’ ARD)
1999 Bilderbuch Deutschland: Zwischen Rotenburg und Fischerhude (45’ ARD)
1996 Bilderbuch Deutschland: Worpswede und das Teufelsmoor (45’ ARD)
1996 Marcel Reich-Ranicki - höchstpersönlich (30’ ARD)
1993 Kultur ist, wenn man’s trotzdem macht (45’ NDR)