Meet the Editorial Team

More than a million people visit timeanddate.com each day. The secret to our success? Reliability, based on expertise and journalistic professionalism.

Our editorial team consists of trained journalists and researchers with years of experience. We follow a thorough QA process and work together with experts to ensure our content is accurate and current.

Konstantin Bikos

Editorial Team Lead

Konstantin manages our editorial team, and he is also the editor in charge of timeanddate.de, our German site. Part of the timeanddate family since 2010, his journalistic career began as a science and music journalist in his home country, Germany. Apart from his Diplom degree in journalism from Hohenheim University, he holds a master's degree from the School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London). Konstantin enjoys going on endless cycling trips with his family and playing weird musical instruments. Show moreShow less

Anne Buckle

Web Editor & Journalist

As our resident time zone expert, Anne is responsible for keeping timeanddate.com up-to-date with the world's time zones and reporting any changes in the Time Zone News. She joined our team in 2014, bringing over ten years of experience as a photojournalist. Anne also hosts our eclipse live streams from our studio in Stavanger or on location with our Mobile Observatory. She has a BSc in Environmental Management from the University of Northumbria (UK) and a degree in journalism from the University of Stavanger (Norway). Show moreShow less

Vigdis Hocken

Web Editor & Journalist

Vigdis Hocken had spent 15 years as a news reporter, editor, project manager, and UX consultant when she joined the company back in January 2011. She writes for timeanddate.com and is in charge of handling our social media, newsletters, and front page. Vigdis is also the editor in charge of the Norwegian website, timeanddate.no. A graduate from the University of Oslo/Oslo Met with an MA in journalism, history, and philosophy, her passion is creating user-friendly content. Maybe this is why she tends to ask a lot of questions — even at parties? Show moreShow less

Aparna Kher

Web Editor & Journalist

Aparna joined timeanddate in 2012 and covers astronomy, space science, and holidays around the world. She has worked and lived on three continents and holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Delhi, an MA in International Politics from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, and a PhD in Political Science from Binghamton University in New York. When not working, she likes to read microhistories, plan parties, and learn new skills. Show moreShow less

WHAT WE DO

Working in Our Team

Our writers are responsible for all textual content, and that involves far more than growing our extensive library of articles. The editorial team’s daily work covers fields as diverse as SEO, database maintenance, research, UX, marketing, and content localization for our German and Norwegian websites.

From keeping our users up-to-date about the world's time zones to working together with programmers and designers to develop a new service, editorial work at timeanddate.com is diverse, interdisciplinary, multicultural, and fun.