Monika Müller-Kroll has lived in Amsterdam, London, Los Angeles, and Berlin, filing radio reports for German Public Radio, including MDR, BR and Deutschlandradio Kultur.
She has worked for the BBC World Service and contributed to American radio programs, producing reports for "Studio 360" and NPR's former midday program "Day to Day."
In 2005, she won the RIAS Berlin Kommission Radio Award for her essays "Berlin Impressions."
Between 2007 - 2017 Monika Mueller-Kroll produced short features for NPR Berlin's "Life in Berlin" series. She is currently an editor and reporter for KCRW Berlin.
Apart from radio, Monika's passion is drawing cats. In 2003, her work formed part of the group exhibition "The Cat Show" at Acme Gallery in Los Angeles. In 2009 Parisian publisher Ialou released the first edition of Mittens&Gloves, a collection of Monika's cat drawings.
“The House of Red Doors” party sold out online when COVID-19 abruptly halted Berlin’s nightlife. In today’s The Coronavirus Chronicle, we hear from promoter Alex Eccleston, whose once-thriving business may now disappear.
Closed shops, deserted streets and subways, most public life has disappeared amid the coronavirus pandemic. This Wednesday, KCRW Berlin’s Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson mulls over the empty city in “Silence,” our latest Wednesday 3 p.m. story.
Like most artists in Berlin, DJ Brendan Gregoriy, 38, is watching his income shrink as the coronavirus pandemic shuts down the economy. Even so, he considers himself one of the lucky ones. Find out more in today’s edition of The Coronavirus Chronicle.
German Chancellor Merkel has called the coronavirus pandemic the biggest challenge to her nation since World War II and is receiving praise around the world for her government’s handling of the crisis. But is that praise deserved?
When Sophie Reddington found out her physical therapist had tested positive for the coronavirus, the Berlin International School volunteer worried she might have started an outbreak of her own. Find out more in today’s edition of The Coronavirus Chronicle.
In this episode of Studio Berlin, we take a closer look at the city’s cycling infrastructure and Berlin’s mobility law. When the law came into effect in 2018, it was meant to mark a “paradigm shift” in the city’s transport policies. So where are we now?
Jimbino Vegan has spent half his life traveling Europe playing music, but the pandemic has killed his gigs and forced him to make a difficult choice. We find out more in today’s The Coronavirus Chronicle.
“The only part that is really making me nervous is my travel back to the States. At this point ‘I’m a leaf on the wind.’” In the second part of The Coronavirus Chronicle, American tourist Brian Morton shares his fears of leaving Berlin and heading home to the United States.