World Federation of
Science Journalists

German Association of Science Writers (TELI)

Germany
www.teli.de




Established: 1928
About:
TELI is an association of science writers, science journalists and public relation officers. Founded in 1928, it is the oldest of its kind in the world and it represents about 5 % of science journalists in Germany. TELI's objectives are to promote a good and ethical style of publishing on science and technology in the public; to provide a neutral platform for all science and technology writers/documentary film makers; to build networks between its members; and to organize informal meetings and study tours.
Key Activities:
TELI's activities include workshops; press conferences with scientists and engineers; and study tours to scientific and research institutions, or development departments of science and technology-based companies (open to non-member guests).
Membership:
Journalists 80
Public relations officers 90
Other 10
Total 180

According to TELI's constitution 51% of the members have to be science or technology journalists or science or technology editors and 39% can be communication officers (chairperson and vice chair person of the board have to be journalists, all in all at least 3 members of the board have to be science or technology journalists).
Affiliations(2):
WFSJ (member); EUSJA (member)
Governance:
Leading officers are elected every second year by the General Assembly and meet at minimum two times per year
Financing: The annual budget (~ € 15 000) is sourced from membership fees
Contact:
Hanns-Joachim Neubert, chairperson of the board | Hallerstr. 5 D Hamburg 20146 | GERMANY | e: hajo.neubert@teli.de