Cagla is a bilingual (German, Turkish), Journalism postgraduate in London. She lived in Austria and has a first degree in German Philology with a focus on media studies and politics. With her Turkish/Kurdish background, Cagla is very engaged in international and cultural issues in her journalistic work.
During her last year as an undergraduate student (2016/17), she did an Erasmus study at the University of Manchester and interned one summer at a well-known radio station in Berlin (RTL Radio). She volunteered in a residence hall for under-aged refugees, teaching German and organizing their leisure time.
Cagla is very passionate about travel. Two of her personal highlights are the cultural exchange in Havana and the surf camp in Morocco. Photography is one of her hobbies. She won a photography competition and in the city-museum of Innsbruck.