About us

Reinhard Ilg
Reinhard Ilg Editor and managing agency owner Short biography

Studied special education, history, ethnology and Scandinavian studies. Journalistic training: Flensborg Avis. Editor at Nordis Verlag in Essen and Hamburg. Founded the agency northern lights text & kommunikation in Hamburg in 1998. Areas of expertise: tourism, culture and society, shipping, logistics. Numerous publications, amongst others covering the Nordic countries and Switzerland. Loves bringing together what belongs together.


+49 (0) 172 43 34 120

Christoph Schumann
Christoph Schumann Editor Short biography

Studied Scandinavian and German studies in Münster and Aalborg, Denmark. Journalist and trained editor at various newspaper publishers. Travel editor in Hamburg from 1997. Numerous (travel) books published by Reise Know-How Verlag, Edition Temmen Verlag, Baedeker Verlag, Dumont Verlag, Stürtz Verlag, etc. At northern lights since 2002.



Marion Martin
Marion Martin PR consultant and editor Short biography

Studied geography in Tübingen and journalism in Hohenheim. Went on to become a freelance journalist, amongst others for GEO.de, geolino.de and Wunderwelt Wissen. Editor of the German issue of the New Scientist. At northern lights since August 2013.
Languages: Swedish, English, French





Phone.: +49 (0)40 43215110
Fax: +49 (0)40 41169504

northern lights
text & kommunikation GmbH

Oelkersallee 33
D-22769 Hamburg