Rubina Freiberg graduated from Griffith College Dublin with an honours degree communications and media production. She has been awarded for Best Academic Achievement, and her previous work on food labelling was nominated for the European Commission Award at the National Student Media Awards 2020. She grew up in a rural village in south-west Germany before relocating to Dublin in 2018 to pursue a career in journalism. She previously gained experience in digital and print media while working at a German newspaper. She was also previously involved as the sub-editor for the production of ONUS, an Irish Arts and Culture Magazine. A German native, Rubina has a strong passion for food and its production.