Since 1986, Barbara Fally-Puskás worked as a freelancer in the programme promotion of ORF. In 1990 she began studying landscape ecology. From 1991 she contributed to several ORF-productions as assistant director. From 1994-1996 she was a freelancer at Confetti TiVi.
Aside from starting a course in advanced Latin American studies, she initiated a cooperation with director Harald Pokieser in 1996 and worked as head author and director in several ORF-series.