Assistant | Latin America Division
Pina Mercadante, who was born in Italy and grew up in Germany, is a trained foreign language correspondence clerk. She joined Deutsche Welle in 1979, starting off as a secretary in the Africa department and later working as a freelance floor manager.
In early 2000 she moved to what was then Deutsche Welle's radio training center, which now forms part of DW-AKADEMIE. As an administrative assistant, her responsibilities included supervising the fees and contracts of freelance employees.
Since 2006, Pina Mercadante has been an assistant in DW-AKADEMIE's Latin America division. She is responsible for tenders and invitations for foreign candidates to Bonn.