Joachim Puls was born in Essen in 1962. He works as an author, consultant and media producer.
As a lecturer, he trains in the areas of media, journalism and video production.
As a script consultant, he develops narrative strategies and advises authors and editors (including NDR) on the basis of the specially developed ’Analysis of Appreciation’.
Since 2006 he has been increasingly involved in projects outside of television. Educational films are created in collaboration with the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin. The clients are various federal ministries in Germany (including BGM) and the European Association of Air Rescuers (EHAC).
From 2005 to 2012, he is involved as a media partner of SOS Children’s Villages in setting up their moving image communications department. Numerous films are produced, for instance for the donation campaign "6 villages for 2006" on the occasion of the FIFA World Cup in Germany.
The documentary "Like rain in the desert" about a medical self-sufficiency campaign in Africa receives the Prix Leonardo at the Festival Turin. The Bavarian Film Award goes to the series “2000 Years of Christianity”, which he co-produced.
Joachim Puls is co-founder of the “CWL” foundation and a member of the German Association of Journalists (DJV), the European Documentary Network (EDN), and participant of the Discovery Campus. He has been a partner and team member of DEMAX GmbH since 2018.