Katrin studied German literature and French Language at the University of Hamburg and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. First working as a freelancer and Video-Journalist in Hamburg, she first entered into film production in 1996. Starting her career as a screenwriter she worked from 2001 to 2009 as a Script Reader and Dramaturge for the fiction department of RTL Television in Cologne. Since 2010 Katrin is working as a freelance dramaturge, script consultant and teacher for serial storytelling.
In 2021 she published DER GERMAN ROOM together with her Co-Writer Timo Gößler – about the US Writers’ Room System in German Serial Development. Since then she is focused on creative growth of European TV writing. She is teaching serial storytelling and Writers’ Room protocol at ifs filmschool (Cologne), masterschool drehbuch (Berlin), HFF Konrad Wolf (Munic), midpoint (Prague), Filmschool Lodz and focal (Switzerland). Since 2022 she is Head of Studies of Serial Eyes at dffb in Berlin. Working languages are German, English and French.