Kristiane Backer is a TV presenter, journalist and voice over artist. At the age of 24, Kristiane became one of the leading presenters on MTV Europe, where she interviewed many major artists and musicians of her time.
She created her own youth show in Germany, Bravo TV, and presented a daily guide to culture and entertainment, The Ticket NBC on NBC Europe. She later studied natural medicine, qualified as a homeopath and presented a health program on RTL. Kristiane has won several awards for her TV work and and is a well known face on pan European TV and the Middle East. She has been awarded Germany’s most prestigious TV award, the Golden Camera for her television work.
In 2012, Kristiane published her best-selling memoir ‘From MTV to Mecca’ in the UK and went on extensive speaking tours in the UK and abroad. The original book was published in 2009 in Germany and 2010 in the Netherlands.
Since converting to Islam Kristiane is engaged in intercultural and interfaith dialogue and was nominated Global Ambassador for the Exploring Islam Foundation. In 2010 she was the face of the ‘Inspired by Muhammad’ media campaign.
She presented a monthly travel show for Travel Channel in Germany, an interfaith chat show for Ebru TV and World Week Watch for Press TV.