Jana Burbach was born in 1985 in Munich and raised in Bonn, London, and Berlin. In 2007, she completed a BA in Classics and English at the University of Oxford and in 2011 an MA in Expanded Theatre at the Bern University of the Arts. In theatre, she has worked as an assistant director, director, writer and dramaturg. Since 2013, she has focused entirely on writing for the screen, particularly on series. From 2013 to 2015, she participated first in the Drehbuchwerkstatt München, then Serial Eyes. Since then, Jana Burbach has been a staff writer for the award-winning series Bad Banks (ZDF, Arte), the head-writer for season 1 of Die Heiland (ARD), the co-creator of Just Push Abuba (ZDF Quantum) and a staff writer for Breaking Even (ZDF Neo) and Tribes of Europa (Netflix). She is now creating her own shows and teaching.