Shelly Kupferberg, b. 1974, Tel Aviv/Israel, grew up in West-Berlin. She started working as a journalist for public radio while studying journalism, theater studies and music studies at the Free University of Berlin.
For more than 20 years, she has been a moderator for the ARD as well as several cultural and social radio programs (Deutschlandradio, former radiomultikulti, Funkhaus Europa, rbb cultural radio, rbb television). She also works on programs like “Lesart – das Politische Buchmagazin” as a freelance editor for Deutschlandradio Kultur. Apart from being a radio moderator she also regularly chairs readings with international authors at book fairs, festivals and literary institutions all over Germany.