Professor, German Director FRDIP, Prof. University of Arts
Jens Wendland studied law and media and cultural studies.
After law school he worked for the arts section of the “Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung”, “Spiegel” and “Die Zeit”. From 1968 he began his involvement in broadcasting, first with Radio Bremen, then the West German Radio.
From 1971 to 1983 he worked as an editor of the Radio, later he took part in the development of new transmission lines and shapes such as: "MEDIA - the Future of Information". From 1979 to 1983 he was head of press and public relations, where he dealt with policy issues, especially development of new media.
From 1989 to 1991, he took care of construction and program management of the regional publisher television Tele-West food. From 1991 to 1992 he was head of department at the Radio Free Berlin culture and arts program coordinator of SFB 3 (now RBB) in radio broadcasting. In 1992 he became director of Radio Free Berlin Radio.
Jens Wendland began his teaching career as professor at the Institute for dance at the University of Music and Drama Theatre Cologne (1973 to 1976).
Since 1984 he started reading lectures and seminars, constitution, management, organization, new media and program development at the Universities of Frankfurt am Main, Gottingen, Munster, Berlin and Dortmund.
Since 2004 Prof. Jens Wendland is German director of the Free Russian-German Institute of Journalism (FRDIP). Also since 2004 he is professor of Moscow State “Lomonosov” University. In addition, he has worked as an honorary professor at the University of the Arts Berlin (UDK) since February 2005.