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Award ceremony of Prijs voor Storytelling

As chair jury of the Award for Storytelling 2018 (part of Zilveren Camera) I got the honour to announce that photographer Anaïs Lopez won this year with her project The Migrant.

Yes! De Correspondent goes international

Thanks to a successful crowdfund campaign De Correspondent will have an English expansion by mid 2019! You can join our movement here.

Chair jury for the Award of Storytelling

Photographer Sanne De Wilde won the Award for Storytelling 2017 (part of the Canon Zilveren Camera) with her project The Island of the Colorblind.

[photo by Eric Brinkhorst]

Supervisory board member of World Press Photo

Proud to be!

Chairman: Guido van Nispen (independent governance, advisory and investment positions at various organisations).

Other members: Marlou Banning (chief financial officer, Luchtverkeersleiding Nederland); Jolanda Holwerda (founder Lof Foundation and co-founder Circular Leadership); Lara Luten (Communications advisor World Business Council for Sustainable Development and Founder Blikverruimers); Narda van ‘t Veer (founder and owner of Unit CMA and The Ravestijn Gallery); Dirk-Jan Visser (independent visual storyteller).

[Photo by Carla va Thijn]

Deputy editor in chief

After being the image director from the very beginning of De Correspondent in 2013 I’m honoured to be promoted to deputy editor in chief of this journalism platform that provides an antidote to the daily news grind.

Update: in June 2018 I became editor in chief together with Rosan Smits. 

Co-host of live magazine De Donkere Kamer


For both the editions in Amsterdam and Rotterdam I may call myself host of De Donkere Kamer together with Marc Prüst. It’s great to be part of it!

[Photo by Bas de Meijer]

My very own weekly newsletter


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Interviewing winner Zilveren Camera Award 2016


As co-host of De Donkere Kamer in Hilversum I interviewed photographer Cigdem Yuksel, winner of the Zilveren Camera Award 2016.

[photo by Rick Mandoeng]

Award ceremony for innovative photojournalism

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As jury chair of Award for Innovative Photojournalism 2016 (part of the Canon Zilveren Camera Award) I had the honour to award Ruben Terlou with the 1st prize for his project ‘Along the banks of the Yangtze’.

[photo by Rick Mandoeng] 

Co-hosting live magazine De Donkere Kamer #29


Last Monday I was invited to co-host the bimonthly evening on photography De Donkere Kamer in Amsterdam. I interviewed journalist and author Merel Bem about her new book ‘Doorkijken’, and Annemarie Zethof of the IBASHO gallery in Antwerpen on Japanese photography.

I’ll be co-hosting the next episode in February 2017. Stay tuned… 

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