Oliver Bilger is a freelance journalist based in Berlin. He regularly works for the political department of Der Tagesspiegel. His reports have been published in several publications including Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Zeit Online, Die Welt, Cicero, and Handelsblatt. In 2017 he spent eight weeks as a visiting journalist at the Philadelphia Inquirer. He studied political science and communications in Mainz, Zurich, Berlin and London and completed a two-year journalistic training at Sueddeutsche Zeitung in Munich.