Theresa Beyer has studied ethnomusicology in Bern and works as a journalist and editor with Swiss Public Radio SRF 2 Kultur. She covers topics such as contemporary music, digital culture, gender and electronic music between pop and avant-garde for one-hour programmes (a.o. „Kontext“, „Musik unserer Zeit“) and for shorter daily formats. Since 2011, Theresa Beyer is core team member of the international music research network Norient.com, where she works as editor and curator, publishes books about underground music worldwide, co-curates exhibitions and concerts and is involved with the Norient Music Film Festival. In 2016, she received the Reinhard-Schulz-Prize for Contemporary Music Journalism, awarded by the International Music Institute Darmstadt (IMD).