Katrin studied German Literature and French language at the University of Hamburg, graduating with a Master of Arts. She first worked as a freelancer and Video-Journalist in Hamburg, entering film production filling various positions such as Production‑, Script- and Producer-Assistant and was also engaged in script development for a variety of major production companies (i.e. Studio Hamburg, Colonia Media, Rhinestone, Endemol, etc.).
In 1999, she started working as a freelance script reader and screenwriter for the daily-soap “Verbotene Liebe” (Forbidden Love, ARD), as well as for Courtroom-Drama-Shows, eventually developing concepts for drama‑, comedy (incl. Sitcoms) & crime-series. She also wrote the feature film script “Polski Express” which was funded by the Filmbüro NW. She was Script Consultant and Assistant Director on the feature film “Stiller Sturm” (Silent Storm), which was written and directed by Thomas Thomson and produced for the German public broadcaster ZDF/Das kleine Fernsehspiel.
From 2001 to 2009 she worked as a Script Reader and Dramaturge in the fiction department of the biggest German private broadcaster RTL Television in Cologne, from 2005 on in the position as head of. From 2010 until 2019 she kept busy as a freelance development producer for various TV series productions and as a teacher for dramaturgie and serial storytelling/writers’ room. Mainly at ifs – international film school Cologne but also for masterschool drehbuch (Berlin), midpoint (Prague) or focal (Suisse).
In 2021 she published DER GERMAN ROOM – Der US-Writers‘ Room in der deutschen Serienentwicklung together with her Co-Writer Timo Gößler.