Niklas Rathsmann was born in Lübeck in 1989. After apprenticing as a banker, he studied Journalism at the University of Applied Sciences in Bremen. During his study years, he worked for different local newspapers and journalistic Websites in Germany and Turkey and wrote articles about political, financial and social issues. As part of his degree, Niklas absolved an internship semester at ECO Media in 2015 and did project-related work for ECO Media in the second half of the year 2016. Since January 2017, Niklas has been supporting the ECO Media production department and editorial department.