Tina Xu is a journalist based in Berlin creating in-depth immersive multimedia experiences. In 2023, she coordinated a cross-border investigative team of ten journalists reporting in eight countries for a VR interactive on the proliferation of unmarked graves of people who lose their lives trying to come to Europe. She has been nominated for the Refugee Reporting Award from One World Media, the Innovation Award of the European Press Prize. She received the Excellence in Environmental Reporting Award from the Society of Publishers in Asia. She nerds out about how innovative forms of storytelling can imbue age-old journalistic issues with increased human depth and contextual richness.