After studying Cultural Studies and Aesthetic Practices in Hildesheim, Kirsten worked for many years as a script consultant and creative producer for weekly TV series (Lindenstrasse, ARD). She also provided script consulting for arthouse film projects and developed audience engagement strategies for them.
In 2017 Kirsten kicked off her own writing career by co-writing the award-winning web series Lampenfieber (Stage Fright). Since then she has joined several series productions as head writer (Bettys Diagnose, ZDF) and staff writer (Unsere wunderbaren Jahre, ARD; Doktor Ballouz, ZDF). Kirsten also worked as script consultant for the German Sky Original series Souls which won Best Screenplay at Canneseries 2022.
Kirsten is based in Cologne. She currently develops and writes shows for both public broadcasters and global streaming platforms.