Joerg Pfeiffer

I love to use my Journalism and Developer Background to
explore Storytelling with

Welcome to my Portfolio. I develop projects in the field of Emerging Technologies, Data and Visual Storytelling. Have a look at the work I have done and feel free to contact me.


Development of new datadriven products for the dpa

I'm part of a project team developing new products for the dpa. We are working on automated and data driven formats to create fresh content for the news industry.

2016 - 2020

Google News Lab Trends Team

I was part of the Google Trends Team of Simon Rogers in the Google News Lab. We were helping journalists to use Google Trends as a source for their stories and did several data journalism projects querying Trends with Python and R .

A project of Moritz Stephaner and the Google Newslab.

Halloween vs. Fasching vs. Karneval

Trends Searchinterest

World of Changes

Globe on Google Questions

Text to Wikipedia Images

Natural Language AI Prototype

Fridays For Future

Animated Google-Searchinterest

The EU in Daily News Coverage

A project of the Google News Lab and Jan Willem Tulp

2011 - 2016

Corporate Video & Web Specials

I produced Corporate Videos and Web Specials for the Content Marketing campaigns of several Business clients.

Sony Fanfieber

A Facebook Game I developed for Sony.

2011 - 2016

Training & Consulting in Online-Storytelling

I was working as a lecturer for the Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt and for the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung training young students in the field of Data Journalism.

Ziel Zuhause

Workshop on Online Journalism for the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Woher sie kommen, wohin sie gehen


Einsteins 2012

European Newspaper Award Winner 2012


Student Project

Audio Memory

Student Webapp

2005 - 2011 / Pfeiffers Reisen

I produced several interactve travel formats for Spiegel Online, as a Video Journalist and Coder. I started in 2005 with the award winning interactive Travel Blog which became and Pfeiffers Reisen.

I developed this community driven travel report format for Spiegel Online in 2005.

Pfeiffers Reisen

Travel reports for Spiegel Online


Award Winning travel report for Spiegel Online

1998 - 2004

Early Digital Experiments

This is the place where everything started: Garderobe23 was a lab for Experiments with Digital Media and Interactive Storytelling.


My first interactive travel reports together with Martin Ruge in 2000.



Our Space for Digital Experiments from 1998 - 2004


First Travel Reports for Spiegel Online in 2002


My first interactive travel reports together with Martin Ruge in 2000.