Mag. Barbara Gasser was born in Graz, Austria. She was employed for eight years at the Austrian Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since 2003 Mag. Gasser has been working as a freelance journalist in Los Angeles covering mostly film and politics. Throughout her career, Ms. Gasser has won multiple journalism awards. From 2012 to 2016 Ms. Gasser served on the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Press Club. Since 2011 Mag. Barbara Gasser is a Member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and jury member of the Golden Globe Awards.