Pauline Tillmann works as reporter and author for German National Public Radio, DW-TV, and for various German newspapers. She does reports and features on social and political issues of Eastern Europe, especially Russia and Ukraine. She studied Political Science, Sociology, and Psychology in Augsburg and St. Petersburg. She worked at the Bavarian Broadcasting Corporation in Munich from 2007 to 2009. Since October 2009, she has been working at the central political department in Munich. She is currently residing in Russia.