Saturday, February 14, 2009

About the author and journalist Andreas Klamm

About the author and journalist Andreas Klamm

Andreas Klamm (born February 6, 1968 in Ludwigshafen) is a French - German broadcast journalist, author, news correspondent, reporter, editor, director, independent television, radio, film producer since 1984.

He was a former student in nursing management in 2003 and 2004 with the Protestant University of Applied Science for social and public health care in Ludwigshafen, Germany. He has not continued to study because of special circumstances which have taken the chances to study.

He is also of the founder of several international alternative media associations, of three companies in Germany and in the United Kingdom and of two international magazines. In 1986 he has founded British Newsflash Magazine est. 1986 and in 2008 he has founded in association with Reverend Yawovi Nyonata the international mission news magazine MJB Mission NEWS,, ISSN 1999-8414, in Togo, West-Africa.

He is also an investigative journalist and did after the arrest of the "Junge Welt" (daily newspaper) correspondent and journalist, Mrs. Heike Schrader, which got arrested in in 2007 at the airport Cologne - Bonn in Germany under the suspicion of terrorism after she has published a book about torture in Europe, a lot of research on the issues of international terrorism, torture and war. Since 1984 he is working both for commercial mass media and alternative media.

His essay and special coverage about the arrest of the journalist and news correspondent Mrs. Heike Schrader has been nationwide recognized and published in many different media throughout the country of Germany.

After he his has written to the German military council in the German city of Neustadt (Germany) a petition in 1989 that he wants not to participate any kind of war for Germany, he is officially known and filed as a peace activist. For speaking out his opinion about the German military while being in service as a soldier and journalist he has got almost arrested by the German Military Police in 1989. First after some peace talks with soldiers he was free to go. These incidents have been filed in the military records of the former soldier which is writing and publishing articles as a journalist since 1984. In 1989 he was associated in the city of Germersheim (Germany) with the Student Mission Germany as known as Studenten Mission Deutschland (SMD). He has stated: "I do know that war is clearly wrong." in 1989 caused by faith.

In the petition to the military council which he has written after he has completed the entire forced service 15 months labor as a soldier in the German Air Force the journalist has made the statement that for reason of conscience, religion, belief and faith he wants not to participate any kind of war for the country of Germany.

The military council has refused to grant peace and therefore the journalist could be forced to participate a war for Germany against his will.

Since October 2006 the journalist and editor has published about 8.000 articles in the German and English language. Hundreds of articles which he has written have been published in regional newspapers such as Tagespost and Morgenpost in Speyer am Rhein and in other papers.

He has participated several time with the JVC Tokyo Video Film Festival and has produced several television productions in New York City, United States of America.

His first film production "Bad Bergzabern - Kurstadt mit Herz" a documentation about a city in Germany got recognized in 1986 in the papers.

After his TV documentation "November 9, 1938 and today" has been aired on public television he and some of his co-producer have received threats including death threats.

Since 1988 he is also engaged in the human rights movement and known as social activist. He has produced radio programs about refugees in 1988 and several times about torture. He is taking a public stand against the death penalty and has signed dozens petitions and has produced also television and radio programs about people facing the death penalty. He is also writing articles in co-operation with Jewish writers about the history of Germany.

In June 2007 he has been in Germany working as a broadcast journalist and news correspondent and covered stories about the G8 summit in Heiligendamm, Germany as one of about 4.700 accredited journalists. During the G8 summit he has taken about 1.400 photographs.

In January 2008 he became the director of the United Kingdom branch and the German branch of an international mission.

Multicultural and international background

The journalist and author is a descendant of a French citizen and former French Army officer, Mr. Haedi Sabaot, which has been stationed in 1945 in Germany. His grandmother, Mrs. Martha Kolacz has left for political reason and because of persecution by people which have been influenced with the Nazi doctrine, in 1950 Germany for ever and has changed her citizenship from the German citizenship into the Australian citizenship.

Since 1987 he is involved in an investigative search for his own grandfather, the former French Army Officer, Mr. Haedi Sabaot. About four years ago he was able to find the son of a close friend to his grandfather which was also a French Army Officer. The search for his grandfather is still ongoing. His grandfather disappeared in 1945 after World War II.

In 1950 Mrs. Martha Kolacz, the grandmother which has been in love and friendship with the French Army officer Mr. Haedi Sabaot became in the city of Melbourne, in the state of Victoria an Australian citizen and has married in Australia another man, Mr. Joseph Kolacz from Poland, a former Security Police Officer (SP) which was working for the Polish Devision of the U.S. Armed Forces in Europe in 1945.

Because of his multi-cultural family background he is in many times "...not thinking as a German citizen but as an international citizen or as an citizen of this world...", he stated many times even on his radio and television programs.

His father, Manfred Klamm (born on April 10, 1944) a former fire fighter has passed away on February 4, 2000 after a car accident. His mother used to work in the medical field and for a federal Government institution in Germany. He has one older and one younger sister.

Since 1984 he is traveling to other countries, such as Belgium, France, Spain, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, England, United Kingdom and the United States of America and seeking co-operation for the radio and television productions with people from many different countries.

Andreas Klamm is able to speak and write the German and English language. Besides this language skills he has taken courses in French, Greek and Latin.

Since 2006 he lives and works both in London, United Kingdom and in Germany. - news wire ( has been founded as an alternative news wire service by Andreas Klamm, journalist and author in 1984 in Ludwigshafen, Germany. The international alternative media is providing news, photo, radio and television productions since 1984 in the English and German language. Since 1990 the services are provided in the French and partial in the Spanish language also. The publications and news releases issued by can be found also with names which have been in use until 2007 such as C.I.N. Newsflash international, Pilgrim HRMA News Association, BGNM, info24news. is also published as television program on cable and internet television and radio program in the English and German language. is operated as an alternative not for profit media in the sense that it is not a commercial operated mass media.

Media project Human Rights Reporter Liberty and Peace NOW!

The international media project human rights reporter / Medienprojekt "Die Menschenrechts-Reporter" Liberty and Peace NOW! has been founded in December 2006. For covering stories about more then 150 serious cases of abuses of the human rights the journalist has received again threats, as it happened already in the year 2000 after he has published a documentation on television. He is covering the stories about human rights issues with journalist from many different countries. Media project Human Rights Reporter

Andreas Klamm, journalist and author, broadcasting host, photo and tv journalist likes to share his political views in photo art works also. The photo art work created by Andreas Klamm is providing in the German language the message: "We have to live together. If anyone is going his own way it will be soon too late..., Human Rights are valid for all people! No chance for the Nazi terror. In memory of the victims of the Nazi terror from 1933 and 1945 and in memory for those which have got killed because of the Nazi Terror after 1945. 1948 - 2008, 60th anniversary of the declaration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 by the United Nations."

Investigative journalism career

Career as journalist, author, broadcasting host, founder of independent media, news correspondent, reporter - a very short and brief description of some works.

When he was a teenager Andreas Klamm has started after participating some couple of weeks with a basic and practical training of journalism with the editorial offices of the regional newspaper "Die Rheinpfalz" in Ludwigshafen am Rhein to work as journalist.

His basic skills and knowledge about journalism he has received from the female journalist Christina Osterwald, which was working for the newspaper "Die Rheinpfalz" in the German city of Ludwigshafen am Rhein.

He has participated a course for broadcast journalists held by journalist Ulrich Wickert (ARD, Tagesthemen).

The journalist is influenced by several great and precious journalists. He has made the public statement that Amy Goodman from Democracy Now!, New York City, Ulrich Wickert from the ARD (German Television) - Tagesthemen, the journalist Peter Hahne from Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF, German Television), the author of many books Prof. Dr. Werner Gitt and the author Christiane Philipp are some of his favorite journalists and authors.

He wrote an essay about the German governor Bernhard Vogel and got his first interview with the former governor of two states in Germany when he was 16 years of age and got another interview with Dr. Bernhard Vogel 20 years later. In 1990 he had the chance for an interview for a paper in the city of Mannheim with musician Robin Beck which is known for her famous song "The very first time" (known as a song for promotion of Coke by Coca Cola). In 2005 he has produced an interview with the politician Jürgen Trittin and has documented the incident caused by German neo-Nazis after a public speech of the politician. Since 1984 he has produced hundreds of interviews with well known people for radio and television programs and since 1990 he is also producing interviews with homeless people. After he has published the reports about people which have been in the danger of starving to death he has founded the media project ( , in the English language Regional Aid, which is dedicated to the poor people to find relief and help. media project Regional Aid

In 1984 he has switched to write for the Daily Mail in the city of Speyer am Rhein in Germany as known Tagespost Speyer (Reference: Tagespost Speyer, Archive, online until the year 2004. The newspaper went out of business and the journalist continued to write for the Morning Post, as known as Morgenpost Speyer until 2005.

He has written and published hundreds of articles with newspapers and dozen of photographs. Hundreds of his articles can be found in many different places on the internet and in the online archive available on the internet.

In 1984 the foundation of private broadcasting in Germany in the German city of Ludwigshafen has taken place. In 1984 Andreas Klamm became the host of several radio programs and shows. In the same year he became a host in the age of 16 years on public television and became a member of the German Youth Press Association as known as Dachverband der Deutschen Jugendpresse (DdJ).

In 1984 he became also a producer of many different radio and television programs which have been aired on regional cable radio and television with the possible range of about 100.000 viewers on the regional cable television network.

In 1984 he has founded the international independent, which is providing independent news and information around the world in the English, French, Spanish and German language.

He has also founded the Rundfunk- und Programmarbeitsgemeinschaft für Film, Funk und Fernsehen, RPF (broadcasting and program association for film, broadcasting and television. The independent association is an regional assembly of independent radio and television producers.

Since 1993 he is a member of several unions and the author is also a member of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) besides other organizations and an affiliate of the World Association for Christian Communication (WACC).

IBS Independent Broadcasting Service Liberty

In 1986 he became the founder in the German city of Speyer am Rhein and in the English city of Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom of IBS Independent Broadcasting Service Liberty, also known as IBS Independent Broadcasting Service Leeds which is providing since 1986 by international distribution on cable television and radio and on the internet television and radio productions in the English, German and French sometimes even in the Spanish language.

IBS Independent Broadcasting Service Liberty, Radio IBS Liberty, IBS Television Liberty are independent and international media which are working international, inter-cultural, inter-religious and are operating not for profit, meaning in the sense of not commercial and are supporting international understanding since 1986. The television and radio productions have been supported by journalists, reporters, television and radio producers from the around the world, such as journalists and co-producers form the United States of America, the United Kingdom, England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland, France, Spain, Brazil, Portugal, Paraguay and even journalists from the country of Iraq.

In 1986 the journalist and author Andreas Klamm became the founder of British Newsflash Magazine, which could be best described as independent news and travel magazine and got listed not only in many search engines but in the national directory for periodical the STAMM-Verlags-Verzeichnis, in Essen (listing of periodicals, international). British Newsflash Magazine is published monthly and available as PDF magazine and is providing several online editions on the internet.

Already when he was 16 years of age he has produced a lot of interviews with famous regional and even national politicians, such as Theo Magin, which used to be a member of the German Parliament.

In the age of 18 he produced an interview with the intendant and director of the German public TV and radio station, Prof. Dr. Hubert Rhode. Andreas Klamm has received with his television production "Hier ist Radio 94, 2 - das Stadtradio Saarbrücken" (Here is radio 94,2 the city station ...) an award by the state film department of the state of Rhineland-Palatina in Germany. He has received other awards already in the years of 1986, 1987, 1988 and 1989. The money associated with the awards, Andreas Klamm has used to produce even more television and radio productions and for the foundation of IBS Independent Broadcasting Service Liberty.

1988-1989: While being on forced duty for 15 months as a solider with the German Air Force (German Military service) Andreas Klamm has covered a news story about the Germany military as soldier in uniform the Radio RPR in Germany which is a well known commercial radio station. He had to ask for permission. Because he has been forced to become a soldier he had to ask Lieutenant Colonel Berent Koven for permission to cover a story on radio while being as solider in uniform.

1990: After his forced military service Andreas Klamm, took a course in journalism and has been working for a commercial radio station in the German city of Heilbronn as known as Stadtradio Heilbronn, besides his other engagements with IBS Independent Broadcasting Service Liberty.

In the German city of Mannheim he became in 1990 an editor working for the weekly periodical "Wochenblatt" Mannheim.

From 1996 to 1997 he was a member of the political party CDU, as known as the Christliche Demokratische Union Deutschlands (Christian Democratic Union) in the German city of Ludwigshafen. For political reason he has quit his membership with the CDU in Germany.

In 1996 the journalist has founded a small commercial business which has been providing all kind of photos, news and information about horses and horse back riders. The small business has been known as Horse Rider Media Data (HRM NEWS) and went out of business because of missing customers which have been able or willing to pay for the services which have been provided.

He was working also for the well known news wire service or news agency ddp Deutscher Depeschen Dienst in Germany and has been covering news reports about the minister for defense in Germany, Dr. Peter Struck in the city of Speyer am Rhein in Germany.

Andreas Klamm is working also the news wire service and other independent and commercial media on the internet, radio and television.

In 2001 and 2002 he has been traveling two time to the United States of America and gathering news and information and has published reports on radio, television and on the internet about the events related to the terror attacks on September 11, 2001.

He became also a volunteer with the American Red Cross (ARC) and with All Nations Baptist Church in New York City. In the streets of New York City in action of his faith and belief he has passed out in person gospel tracts to about 5.000 people in the city of New York. The Gospel tract has been called "The Gospel of Jesus Christ to the people of New York City".

He has attended as a guest in 2002 in New York with the Queens College a course for Modern Jewish History and music.

After his flight in 2006 to London surprisingly got canceled because of a possible terror plot he has produced interviews with the airport authorities and passengers about the possible terror plot at the airport for a television news cast while waiting for his flight to the city of London in the United Kingdom.

Some of his very best friends, which he stated during public speeches and on radio and television do live in the greatest city that never sleeps and which is known as New York City in the United States of America (U.S.A.). He got in close contact with the Jewish community also and calls some people of the Jewish community his very special friends.

In 2003 and 2004 he has been a student in nursing management with the Protestant University of Applied Science for social welfare and health care in the German city of Ludwigshafen am Rhein.

As a secondary profession in 1993 he became after a training of three years also a registered nurse (R.N., RGN) and was working as a nurse both in the United Kingdom and in Germany. He was working also as an ITU nurse in London with the Clementine Churchill Hospital and with well known university hospitals in Germany.

Even while working as a nurse (R.N., RGN) registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) in London he continued to write articles for newspapers and has continued to produce radio and television programs. He used to work 18 hours per single day. After several seriously dangerous accidents in 1994, 1995, 1996 he had to reduce because of health related physical difficulties his daily work scheme.

In London 2006 he has reduced his daily work load to "only 16 hours" work during a day. In 2007 he has covered as a journalist, news correspondent, broadcasting host of, radio and television producer the G8 summit in Heiligendamm in Germany from the inside perspective taking thousands of photographs from the healthy and rich people and of the people which are called "rulers of the world..." . The security guards of the G8 summit in Heiligendamm, Germany became witnesses that Andreas Klamm has been producing television programs at 2.00 am in the morning because "...all of us have been quite busy,...there was no other chance than even to produce interviews at 2.00 a.m. in the morning..."...

His articles for news papers, online magazines and productions for radio and television often are about culture, international affairs, society, health care, political, religious, Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Buddhist, faith, believe affairs.

From September 2006 to February 2009 he has produced and published 551 television productions in the English and German language. In December 2008 he has produced in Stockholm in Sweden several television productions about the Right Livelihood Award which is known as the Alternative Nobel Prize and about the journalist Amy Goodman from Democracy Now!(an independent television and radio news hour) which is the first journalist which has received the Right Livelihood Award with her sister laureates Dr. Monika Hauser (Swiss-Italian, Medica Mondiale, Germany), Asha Haji Elmi (a female politician from Somali), Krishnammal Jagannathan, which is referred with her husband Sankaralingam Jagannathan as the "Soul of India".

The journalist, broadcast journalist and author Andreas Klamm is a member of national and international journalist and press organizations such as the IFJ International Federation of Journalists (IFJ, and other associations.

Other writing

Some books which the author and journalist Andreas Klamm has published recently:

Liberty, Peace and Media: Amy Goodman And The Freedom Of The Press - Excellent journalists in extraordinary times
, Books on Demand Gmbh; Paris, France; (February 2009), 276 pages, Language: English / German, bi-lingual, ISBN-10: 2-8106-0269-7 , ISBN-13: 978-2-8106-0269-8 , (21 x 14,8 x 1,2 cm)

Liberty and Peace NOW! Human Rights Reporters :: Medienprojekt Menschenrechts-Reporter :: Edition 2008, No. 1
, Human Rights, abuses and violations of Human Rights, international understanding: Books on Demand Gmbh; Edition 1, (October 2008), 272 pages, Language: English / German, bi-lingual, ISBN-10: 3-8370-7243-6 , ISBN-13: 978-3-8370-7243-3 , (21 x 14,8 x 1,2) cm

British Newsflash Magazine :: Magazin-Buch: Edition 2008, No. 1
, Themen und Berichte aus Politik, Soziales und Gesellschaft, Issues from politics, social affairs and society, 200 pages, Publishing house /Publishing centre: Books on Demand Gmbh; Edition 1, (June 2008), Language: German with some articles in the English language ISBN-10: 3-8370-4600-1, ISBN-13: 978-3-8370-4600-7, (29,7 x 21 x 1,2 cm)

Die Kinder der John Baptist Mission in Togo: Mission und Hilfe für Kinder, (The children of the John Baptist Mission in Togo: Mission and help for children
), 200 pages, Publishing house / Publishing centre: Books on Demand Gmbh; Edition 1, (August 2008), Language: German with articles by co-authors in the French and English language, ISBN-10: 3-8370-5762-3, ISBN-13: 978-3-8370-5762-1, (21 x 14,8 x 1,2 cm)

Other publications can be found on (portable PDF magazine editions)
1. British Newsflash Magazine, est. 1986 ( 2. MJB Mission News, ISSN 1999-8414 ( ) 3. MJB Mission News (2), ISSN 1999-8414 ( )


Awards and promotions by the state film department of Rhineland-Palatinata, Germany in 1986, 1987, 1988 and 1989 for the television productions such as:

1. "Die 4" Quiz-Show von und mit Andreas Klamm , Entertainment, 1986
2. "Hier ist Radio 94,2 - das Stadtradio Saarbrücken", (Here is FM radio 94, 2 - the city radio station)
Documentation, about the education of journalists and broadcasting journalist with the German Television, Saarländischer Rundfunk, 1988
3. "TV-Talk über die Möglichkeiten von Journalisten", (TV Talk about the opportunities of journalists), with journalist talking about their aims, opportunities and reason which caused them to work as journalists, 1989

Current recommendations by governmental operated institutes and private companies.

For the television production "November 9, 1938 and today" (2000). A documentation about an event in memory of the victims of the Nazi-Terror-Regime in 1933 to 1945 the television producer Andreas Klamm and some of the co-producers have received threats including death threats.


1. 2.100 information about Andreas Klamm on - What does the internet knows about you: Andreas Klamm ( )
2. BOD Verlag / Publishing Center (Germany, )
3. About 550 TV productions all produced by Andreas Klamm, 2006-2008 ( )
4. Andreas Klamm Journalist (
5. British Newsflash Magazine, est. 1986 ( )
6. Liberty and Peace NOW! Human Rights Reporters ( )
7. BOD Editeur, Paris France ( )

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