Passionate about
your success.

wort-wahl was founded by Karin Rademacher in Cologne in May 2004 and since then has grown into a firmly established part of the communication and interpreting market, serving renowned enterprises and organizations from regional non-profits to multi-national corporate groups. Experts in multi-lingual and individual communication, our clients turn to us time and again for the linguistic solutions they need to succeed.

Our interpreting teams are service-oriented and custom-selected for each assignment – bringing expertise and passion to both new and familiar topics. Distinguished by their competence and professionalism, our team of freelance interpreters and trainers are also enthusiastic about our clients’ success. At wort-wahl, we believe in teamwork. When you win, we win.

Karin Rademacher has always been drawn to the power of language and its ability to bring people together. Facile and fluent in multiple languages, she began interpreting for an Italian art gallery while in University. She was awarded the Diploma in literary translation and went on to hone her interpreting and communication skills at home and abroad, in positions with American and Italian companies Flos Designleuchten, GE Communications (the German press office of General Electric) and Prénatal.

Working within these companies lead to an intimate understanding of all aspects of corporate communications, from the big picture to the everyday details. Karin understands the needs organizations face when it comes to communications, whether it be interpretation for an international conference or external communication in a time of crisis. Through her agency wort-wahl, she has provided expertise and understanding to her clients’ since 2004. She is fluent in German (“A” language), English (“B” language) and Italian (“C” language).