Berlin-based reporter covering sports across DW's online, YouTube, TV, and social media platforms.
After working as a news reporter for Fairfax Media with the Newcastle Herald (2011-2014), Janek moved to Berlin for a fresh challenge. He joined DW Sports in 2016 to cover the Bundesliga and world sports.
He graduated from the University of Newcastle in 2010, completing a Bachelor of Communication with a major in journalism.
While working in Australia Janek covered a number of topics, including breaking news, crime, politics, environment, and sport. He now focuses on football reporting at DW Sports, while also occasionally hosting "SHIFT – Living in the Digital Age".