BIO

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_I always wanted to be a journalist. Unfortunately, all my teachers from elementaryschool up to lecturers from the Academy of Journalism didn’t have my level of confidence.
I want to thank all of them for their mistrust, it gave me the perseverance to go and show them my full potential and eventually finish my journalism study.

_As of 2016 I’ve finished documentaries about cycling team Giant-Alpecin called ‘Keep Challenging’ and electronic Music from Rotterdam called ‘The Beats Of The Binnenweg’.
Currently I’m working as a reporter for Open Rotterdam, Volkskrant online and cyclingteams Giant-Alpecin and LottoNL-Jumbo. I am most proud of the documentary series I.N.D.O. I made with Christie Haalboom and directed. We explore the cultural heritage of the Dutch-Indies through the eyes and stories of different generations. In 2016 we broadcasted the second season.

_I operate on the crossroads of journalism, documentary and corporate and work as a director who can film and edit.

 

Freelance clients:

 

TV/Online:
_Volkskrant
_VARA
_MTV
_NPO (Dutch elections)
_RTL
_Open Rotterdam (currently working as a reporter)
_MTNL
_CCCP
_BlazHoffski

 

Corporate:
_We Publish Media (videos/documentaries for cyclingteam Giant-Alpecin)
_Lotto-Jumbo (and their predecessors: Blanco Pro Cycling and Belkin)
_Nationale Nederlanden
_Kunsthal Rotterdam
_Historic Museum Rotterdam
_Grand Depart Tour De France 2010
_Containr
_Enviu
_Economic Development Board Rotterdam
_Ontwikkelings Bedrijf Rotterdam
_KNSB

 

Dance:
_Sven Vath
_Ferry Corsten
_Speedy J
_Dubfire
_Secret Cinema
_Michel de Hey
_Warren Fellow
_Benny Rodrigues
_Reach Visuals

 

 

Previous positions:

2009 – onwards | Freelance videojournalist

2012 | Photo Editor, Mary Go Wild: 25 years of dance

2010 – onwards | VARA Pauw & Witteman, producer Zapservice

2008 – 2010 | CCCP Rotterdam, Camjo/edit/director

2007 | Première graduation-documentary: De Beats Van De Binnenweg

2005 – 2007 | VPRO 3voor12 local, web editor

2005 – 2006 | MTV Networks Holland, camjo/producer

2006 | Bachelor of Journalism, Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Tilburg

2004 – 2005 | Havenloods, journalist speciality: (youth)culture