Since April 2013 Corinna Lauerer is a doctoral student at the Department of Communication Studies and Media Research at LMU Munich. She is working at the research unit for international journalism research chaired by Thomas Hanitzsch. Her research and teaching focuses on the intersection of journalism and economics, media organizations, native advertising, comparative journalism studies, as well as precarity and gender in journalism. In her dissertation she is investigating the relationship of the newsroom and the advertising sales department in German news media organizations.
She studied Media and Communication Science and Political Economics at the University of Erfurt and at the LMU Munich until 2012. She received the department’s best thesis award for her master thesis at the LMU Munich. During her studies she was working as a student assistant for Patrick Rössler as well as for Thomas Hanitzsch. She has practical experience in market research, strategic communication and media planning.
From 2015 to 2018 she has been the young scholar representative of the ECREA Journalism Studies Section. Since November 2018 she is YECREA Vice-Chair. In May 2019 she has joined the ECREA Executive Board.
Corinna Lauerer is the data manager of The Worlds of Journalism Study and the secretary of the Worlds of Journalism Study Association: The WJS is a multinational and collaborative project to trace journalism cultures and investigate the profession’s transformation around the world (see www.worldsofjournalism.org).