Ezra Eeman

 Ezra Eeman (1977) is journalist en media-expert met internationale ervaring. De afgelopen 10 jaar werkte hij voor de nieuwsdienst van VTM, als senior verslaggever, chef van de duidingsprogramma’s Telefacts en Royalty en buitenlandreporter voor Azië.Eeman is afgestudeerd als meester in de cinematografie en volgde aanvullende opleidingen journalistiek en management. In 2012 kreeg hij een Fulbright-beurs […]

Montasser Al-De’emeh (English)

Montasser Al- De’emeh was born in Jordan and grew up in Belgium.  In 2011, Montasser graduated cum laude from Katholieke Universiteit Leuven with a degree of Bachelor of Arts in Language and Area studies: Arabic and Islamic Studies (Minor in Language, Culture, History and Society). Montasser Al-De’emeh then received his Master’s degree in Language and […]

Juliana Ruhfus: “Read, read, read”

Juliana Ruhfus was born and raised in Germany. After finishing her schooling she found work with the Goethe Institute in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where she began studying Swahili.  A year later she moved to the UK to study for a degree at the School for Oriental and African Studies (University of London). Her knowledge of Africa […]

Pierre Crom (English)

Pierre Crom (France, 1967) settled in Netherlands in 1987. He studied at the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague, which led to the start of his photography career. After a year and a half, he got offered a job in a photo studio, where he spent the next five years working as an advertising […]

Crina Boros (English)

Crina Boros is a journalist with a background in FOI-driven investigative reporting. She has worked for BBC Newsnight and Exaro and has reported on immigration, human rights and business. Crina started her career as a London correspondent for a Romanian national news agency, for whom she covered the economic crises and immigration issues. She then […]

Annabell van den Berghe (English)

Annabell Van den Berghe (twitter: @Annabellvdb) is a graduate in Middle-East studies and Arabic. She started working as a freelance print and broadcast journalist in Egypt in 2009. Since then she has been active as a writer for English media, among others Al Jazeera, Syria Deeply & Daily News Egypt. Her articles are also featured […]

Bilal Benyaich (English)

Bilal Benyaich studied political science at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. He is a research affiliate at the Political Science Department of the VUB. His special interest in Euro-Mediterranean and Euro-Arab affairs resulted over the years in several  articles and books but also op-eds and interviews for national and international press. Currently his research is focused on international relations, […]

Stefania Milan (English)

Stefania Milan (1979) is a researcher and consultant on issues of internet activism and communications governance. She is also a journalist and member of the UK National Union of Journalists. Stefania teaches data journalism theory and techniques at Tilburg University, and is the founder of the interdisciplinary Data J Lab. She is the author of Social […]

Nils Mulvad: ‘Young journalists are better educated’

Nils Mulvad is Editor at the journalistic research and analysis bureau Kaas & Mulvad, associate professor at The Danish School of Media and Journalism. In his work, he focusing on Freedom of Information (FOI), data journalism and media development. At the upcoming VVOJ conference in Kortijk, Nils Mulvad is due to speak about research and journalistic freedom. […]

VVOJ2012 Lecturer list

The following people contributed to the VVOJ 2012 conference in Antwerp as lecturers, trainers and teachers: Alfter, Brigitte Berg, Karel van den Boer, Sacha de Borst, Piet Brouwer, Onno Caulcutt, Clea Candea, Stefan Cingel, Paul van der Clericx, Kristof Cochez, Tom Damme, Brieuc Van Debels, Thierry Dennekamp, Gert-Jan Depuydt, Piet Dijk, Ton van Doig, Steven […]