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I take on freelance assignments for interviews, (story) editing, translation, and research.


Previous clients include journalistic outlets, non-profits, creative organizations, magazines, documentary makers, and creatives: 

Lighthouse ReportsOne World, Messy Nessy ChicThe Folks Magazine, DUB, Illuster, Fair Food, Memphis Film & Television, Natalia Ossef, Added Value Magazine, Leven! Magazine, Havas Lemz, Dutch Fund for In-Depth Journalism, The Dutch Journalism Fund (

Initiative Narrative Journalism Netherlands

Board member & Secretary (January 2019 – July 2022)

Program committee True Stories 2022, 2021, 2020 & 2019

Project officer (January 2018 – December 2018)


MFA Literary Reportage – New York University (2021-2023)

Graduation date May 2023

Fulbright the Netherlands

MA North American Studies – Leiden University (2014-2015)

Graduated Cum Laude – January 2015

BA Language and Culture Studies – Utrecht University (2010-2013)

Graduated Cum Laude – September 2013

Major: American Studies

Minor: Media, Culture and Sociology

Exchange – University of Wisconsin, Madison (Fall semester 2012)

Creative Writing: Fiction & Poetry, Introduction to African American History, Black Music and American Cultural History, Life Drawing

BFA Fashion Design – Arnhem University of the Arts (2007-2010)

no degree

Pre-University education (VWO) – Scala College, Alphen a/d Rijn


Culture & Society track 

Workshops & traineeships

March 2021 – October 2021

European Cross-border Journalism Programme – Toepfer Foundation

In the frame of ECJP, experts provide input and training on cross-border collaborative journalism, participants are encouraged to build up a network among each other, to explore and discuss a collaborative story, receive feedback from experts and peers and to reflect their own work practices.

May 2021 – June 2021

Lighthouse Sessions – Lighthouse Reports
Investigative workshop series including: OSINT, money trails, EU institutions, data journalism, narrative journalism, strategic litigation

August 2020 – January 2021

Traineeship data journalism & digital storytelling – Pointer 

Funded by Dutch Fund for In-depth Journalism

Subsidy for advancement of journalistic expertise

February 2020 – June 2020

Talent development program, Immersive Media & Data Journalism –

Media Perspectives

Video journalism, multi-media journalism, voice, immersive journalism, VR, data journalism, data analytics.

March 2019

Workshop 'How to come close to a stranger' – Scott Carrier  

Oorzaken Festival, Amsterdam


August 2018

Summerschool Podcast Making – Audiocollectief SCHIK 

De Singel, Antwerp

February 2018

Masterclass Documentary Storytelling – John Appel

Amsterdam Filmschool, Amsterdam

November 2014

Oral History Storytelling Workshop – Voice of Witness

De Anza College, Cupertino, CA


Voice of Witness – San Francisco, CA

August – December 2013

Editing and fact checking oral history interviews, publicity outreach, directing collaborations with other non-profits, creating curriculum for education department

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