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Contact Details

xxxxxxxxx, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

Twitter: @xxxxxxxxxxx

Born: xxxxxxx 1984, Amsterdam.

Professional experience

xxxxx Communications (privately held) Journalist, Writer (January

2012 - present).
Freelance correspondent in Israel, the Palestinian Territories and
Jordan (print/radio/online) for leading Dutch media companies. My
clients include press agency ANP, Dutch daily Algemeen Dagblad
(combined circulation >1 million daily), Elsevier, Vrij Nederland and
radio station BNR.
Local producer and fixer for Dutch television channels BNN-VARA and Joodse

Prelum Publishers, journalist, editor, NL-Houten (January 2011 - January 2012).
Writing, editing and translating (Dutch to English, English to Dutch) for
Dental Tribune NL and Medische Innovaties en Technologie, magazines
for medical professionals.
Online Editor, responsible for content and design on

Royal Netherlands Embassy in Israel, Intern, political and economic

department, IL-Tel Aviv (January 2010 - July 2010).

Managing Embassy supported projects concerning human rights,

cultural events and Israeli-Palestinian dialogue.
Analyzing, reporting and advising the Dutch government on Israeli
national and international political developments.
Researching the possibility of using relevant social media networks
and other Web 2.0 applications by the Embassy.

SoMo, magazine of the faculty of Sociology of the University of Amsterdam, Chief
Editor, NL-Amsterdam (September 2006 - August 2008).

Managing a team of writers, editors and their bimonthly contributions

to SoMo magazine.
Managing economic and publicity affairs, as well maintaining and
administrating business contacts with the faculty, university and
Writing and editing.

Master of Arts (MA) in European Union Studies, Department of
Humanities, University of Leiden, NL-Leiden (September 2008 - August
2010). MA thesis nominated for the Centrum voor Documentatie en
Informatie Isral (CIDI) best MA thesis award 2010.
Master of Arts (MA) in American Studies, Department of Humanities,
University of Amsterdam, NL-Amsterdam (September 2007 - August
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sociology, Department of Humanities,
University of Amsterdam, NL-Amsterdam (September 2002 - August

International experience and volunteering

Moscow State Humanitarian University (RU-Moscow), participant in

the International Summer School on 'Shifting the Global Agenda and
the Youth (June-July 2009).
Galatasaray University (TR-Istanbul), participant in the "Model
European Union Conference: Euroforum 2007" (July 2007).
Awarded "The most promising future European delegate award".
Ecole Travel (EC-Quito), volunteering as an English language teacher
and sports instructor in a youth prison in Quito, Ecuador (2003).

Language and other skills

Mother tongue Dutch, English (full working proficiency), advanced Hebrew,

basic Spanish, basic French.
Very strong analytical-, presentation-, communication-, and writing skills.

Microsoft Office, Windows and social media expert.

Advanced knowledge of content management systems (CMS) and HTML.

Very internet-savy.