Kristiane Backer

TV presenter, journalist and author

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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 Backer 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.

Kristiane hosts galas, award ceremonies, conferences and corporate events around Europe and the UK and is a regular guest speaker at international events. She recently presented a monthly travel show for Travel Channel in Germany, an interfaith chat show for Ebru TV and World Week Watch for Press TV.

Speech Topics

Kristiane Backer is an extremely popular motivational and conference speaker, covering a wide range of topics. Kristiane’s specialist topics include:

Islam and the West

• Women/ Media and Islam
• Journey to Islam
Previous clients include:
• European Business Awards
• Royal Mail Awards
• World Architecture Awards
• PR Report Awards
• Bayer Pharmaceuticels
• Pension Fund Awards
• Pirelli Calendar
• Audi, Lexus, VW
• Auren Acountants Frankfurt
• Doha International Conference for Interfaith Dialogue                         
• Sharjah International Forum for Muslim Women
• Dubai Book Fair


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Books and DVDs

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