Work

Since 2005
Freelance journalist
> eWil|media, Vienna [Austria]
www.eWilmedia.com
Offering journalism services in English, Dutch and German to online, print and broadcast media internationally. Main clients include:

        - Since 2006
        Sports writer
        > The Associated Press, London [United Kingdom]
        Reporting on all major sports in Austria, including FIS Alpine skiing, FIFA/UEFA football, ATP/WTA tennis.
        Also events worldwide, including Olympic Games 2012-14, FIFA World Cup 2010, UEFA EURO 2008-12-16.

        - Since 2013
        Online editor/Reporter
        > European Handball Federation, Vienna [Austria]
        Editing, reporting and feature writing, including EHF Champions League and EHF EURO.

        - Since 2016
        Radio correspondent in Austria
        > VPRO Bureau Buitenland, Hilversum [Netherlands]
        Reporting on political and social developments in Austria for NPO Radio 1.

        - Since 2020
        TV correspondent in Austria
        > TRT World, Istanbul [Turkey]
        Reporting on political and social developments in Austria for 24/7 news channel.

        - 2009-2014
        Blogger
        > Blog Online, Amstelveen [Netherlands]
        Managing snooker.blog.nl with daily updates from the international world of snooker.

        - 2009-2012
        Radio correspondent in Austria
        > KRO Goedemorgen Nederland, Hilversum [Netherlands]
        Reporting on political and social developments in Austria for NPO Radio 1.

2000–2005
Editor[-in-chief]
> MarketingTribune/Reed Business Information, Amsterdam [Netherlands]
www.marketingtribune.nl
Staff editing on marketing, media and advertising for b2b magazine.

1996–2000
Reporter
> Dagblad De Limburger, Venray [Netherlands]
www.limburger.nl
Reporting on local affairs for daily regional newspaper.

1990–1996
Freelance sports writer
> Dagblad De Limburger, Roermond-Venlo [Netherlands]
www.limburger.nl
Reporting on local sport events, mainly in weekends, for daily regional newspaper.
Also contributing to magazines Voetbal, Tennis Magazine, BouwWereld.


Education

1992–1995
> Communication Sciences, Nijmegen [Netherlands]
Radboud Universiteit

1988–1992
> Journalism, Tilburg [Netherlands]
Academie voor Journalistiek en Voorlichting


Training

2020
Tanja Paar | Forum Journalismus und Medien Wien, Vienna [Austria]
> How To Write A Book, oder: 'Von der Idee zum Buch'

2016
Werner Suppan | Friedrich Funder Institute, Vienna [Austria]
> Media Law for Journalists and Media Professionals - an introductory course

2015
Marcus Bösch | Forum Journalismus und Medien Wien, Vienna [Austria]
> Smartphone-Reporter: Vom Anfänger zum Profi - on multimedia reporting using a smartphone

2015
Bob Dotson | Webster University & Forum Journalismus und Medien Wien, Vienna [Austria]
> Creating Effective Story Telling in the Age of Twitter - on engaging viewers/readers

2014
Benedikt Kommenda | Die Presse, Vienna [Austria]
> Media Law - an introductory course

2012
Richard Gutjahr | Forum Journalismus und Medien Wien, Vienna [Austria]
> Bewegtbild im Netz - on production of short films/clips for online use

2011
David Röthler | Medienhaus Wien, Vienna [Austria]
> Social Media Kit for Journalists - on the use of Twitter, Facebook, and RSS feeds

2002
Linda Polman, Marnix de Bruyne | Forum voor Communicatie en Journalistiek, Utrecht [Netherlands]
> Working abroad as a freelance journalist

1997
Leon de Wolff | Leon de Wolff Mediamanagement, Rotterdam [Netherlands]
> Writing news from a reader's perspective