About

Venturous master student in journalism graduating in March 2016. As a young professional in the making, I am looking for a challenging new future on the other side of the North Atlantic Ocean.

Work experience in several fields of media – the Dutch television talkshow DWDD, online news and magazine Vice Media, a national newspaper named Het Parool, documentary film at IDTV Docs and a radio show at Radio 6 Soul & Jazz – has given me a wide variety of training in the journalism field.

Currently writing my master thesis about computational journalism (using algorithms, data and software to supplement and, up to certain point, automate news production). Travelled to Los Angeles, California for a casestudy on the technology startup InkaBinka.


Educational Background

Master (graduate) Journalism and Media
Research and editing for audiovisual media
Graduate School of Humanities
University of Amsterdam
09 – 2014 to 12 – present

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UofT Summerschool Canada
Cinema Studies: Horror Film
University of Toronto
6 – 2015 to 8 -2015

Pre-master Journalism
Media, Journalism and Use of News
Communication Science
Radboud University of Nijmegen
09 – 2013 to 01-2014

Bachelor (undergraduate) Dutch Language and Culture
Minor Classical Culture, Journalism and Dutch Literature
Radboud University of Nijmegen
08 – 2010 to 07 – 2013

Recommendation thesis supervisor dr. Matthijs de Ridder

Propedeuse Dutch Language and Culture
Radboud University of Nijmegen
09 –2009 to 07 – 2010

Gymnasium Culture and Society
Secondary education
Sint-Jans Lyceum’s-Hertogenbosch
08 – 2002 to 05 – 2009

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