Persona March, 5th 2012 by

Marbella Marbella Adelante Welcomes Karina Geldner

Since I have been coming to Spain, it never fails to surprise me how many really talented people I come across in Marbella and environs. Some retired and others leading normal working lives. One of these  fascinating people, is Karina Geldner a charming, at times rather shy lady, with an attractive personality and looks to match,  who I met  at a business event held in the beautiful Gran Melia Don Pepe Hotel Marbella, where I found her surrounded by other event and media professionals interacting and connecting that evening.

I observed her circumnavigating  around the crowded venue, chatting amiably with this one and that one with consummate ease, and was natural and oblivious to the attention and positive impact she was making on those she met. In my opinion she stood out as someone just a little special as her professional background is impressive to say the least, for someone not so old in years.

Karina who hails from Germany, is joining us at Marbella Marbella Adelante as a contributor to the website, and will be writing various articles of interest for our readers, as she has had and is still living a full, varied and interesting life,  so we are very pleased to welcome her and her numerous skills on board .

She is  a former student of the European University Viadrina and studied culture/language science and media, and after graduation she travelled and worked in different countries such as Germany, USA, UK, Poland, Egypt and now Spain.

Karina used to work for MTV in New York and Warsaw and currently she’s a freelance writer and presenter at www.substationmedia.tv  and also coordinates and arranges various events in Marbella. She was even a Tourist guide and Event coordinator for various travel companies in Egypt.
Yoga is her passion and hence has enrolled in an international course for certified yoga instructors. With a focus on body and soul escapes she is specialising in yoga therapy combined with brain state technology and in her spare time she likes keeping fit by cycling and other active outdoor sports and in Germany she holds  a Tennis Instructor–Germany (DTB License) .

Karina holds a string of Professional achievements and she is involved in writing articles, SEO, research, creating web exposure, writing scripts and press releases, Presenting/creating  PR and Marketing video content and is a Certified  Language teacher in German, English, and Polish. She has also worked in Marketing and PR at MTV, Warsaw.

Press releases/translation- Marketing/PR Information gathering and logistic-Interviews – MTV Networks, New York International PR department. Interviews – Organisation and logistics for interviews and talent shows. Press releases / web content and PR.

Goethe-Institut Inter Nationes, Chicago (Internship)- Language teacher (German) – Organization of German/English courses
Organizing cultural events. Translation and copy-writing.

PTV Telewizja Polska, Poznań (Internship) Polish television Information gathering and logistics. Organizing interviews and transmissions MKS – Messe- und  Kongress-Service Gmbh  – German: Promotion- Trade shows – Event organization and logistics management

Tennis Instructor – Germany (DTB License) Training organization – workshop for children (theory/practice)

Journalist/writer for German newspaper ‘Nordseezeitung‘ –  German. Conducting interviews – Writing articles and press releases and Coverage.

ACADEMIC TRAINING: Cultural/language/media science – studies specialization: – Social science – Media and Public Relations
– Language science (German, English, Polish, Spanish) – Psychology – Translation.

Contact Karina Geldner: karina@substationmedia.tv     

Dario Poli

Composer, artist, and a published author and illustrator. He is initiator of the campaign to present a better image Internationally, of Marbella and the Costa del Sol. Composer of the music "Marbella Marbella" used as the anthem of the campaign and also many other recorded compositions including Nostradamus, and Corazon, for The Children for Peace Onlus charity in Rome as well as the co-author of the powerful musical drama Lady X and The Power of Destiny. He is also the editor and a founder member of this website.

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  • Manuela Veronese

    What an interesting person. Intelligent, beautiful and multitalented. I am looking forward to hear more from her.

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