Béatrice Koch has been working as a journalist since 2000. She studied German language and literature, art history and classical archaeology in Basel. Already during her studies she wrote as a freelancer for various daily newspapers. Later, she wrote an ecclesiastical art guide and worked for several years as a local editor for the "Aargauer Zeitung" before returning to freelance journalism. She is co-author of an online documentation of the Reformed Regional Church of Aargau and holds a CAS in Corporate Communications. She has been a member of the Kohlenberg since 2013.