Meet De Correspondent’s writers and their beats

Karin Amatmoekrim

Suppressed History
Correspondent

Karin writes about forgotten narratives in Dutch history.

Jelmer Mommers

Energy and Climate
Correspondent


I want to show the impact of climate change and, together with members, to speed up the transition to sustainability..

Hiske Versprille

Dairy Industry
Correspondent


Hiske explores how the dairy industry effects people, cows, and land.

Dimitri Tokmetzis

Security Industry
Correspondent


Dimitri shows people how their privacy is threatened and why everyone has something to hide. Next step: finding alternatives

Vera Mulder

Prejudices
Correspondent


Fighting the journalism conventions that determine who is given a platform and who is not.

Tamar Stelling

Non-human Life
Correspondent


Putting the non-human world on the map.

Heiba Targhi Bakkali

Aging
Correspondent


Nobody wants to be it, but on average we’re getting older than ever. That’s why I’m looking into what old age will be like for my generation.

Lennart Hofman

Forgotten Wars
Correspondent


Lennart Hofman is a war correspondent and, together with photographer Andreas Stahl, travels to well-known and lesser-known hot spots in the world.

Emy Demkes

Clothing
Correspondent

Emy writes about clothing, from working conditions in textile factories to the carbon footprint of our jeans.

Marc Chavannes

Democracy
Correspondent


Searching for democratic political practices that work.

Johannes Visser

Teaching and Education Correspondent

I want to cover school from the inside out, and think about how it could be set up better.

Sanne Blauw

Numeracy
Correspondent


I would like – with your help – to put numbers in their place. Not on a pedestal. Not out with the garbage. But where they belong: next to the words.

Maite Vermeulen

Conflict and Development Correspondent

I believe that a better world begins with a better understanding of the world. So I’d like to bring home what sometimes seems all-too-faraway.

Thalia Verkade

Mobility
Correspondent


With the help of your questions and your expertise, I’m investigating the future of mobility in the city, on the planet, and beyond. First stop: batteries.

Jesse Frederik

Debt
Correspondent


Economics is about the simple question, Who gets what and why? But nothing about that question is straightforward. That’s what I’d like to tell you more about.

Rutger Bregman

Progress
Correspondent


Lots of people have a dark view of how humanity’s doing. That’s why I write about what’s going well, in this country and beyond. And what we can do better.

Tomas Vanheste

Europe
Correspondent


On paper, Europe is a paradise of social services and green initiatives. Why this persistent gap between the dream and the reality?

Nina Polak

Culture
Correspondent


I would like to look in depth at things that seem apparent in our culture.

Lynn Berger

Culture and Technology Correspondent

I examine the interaction between technology and culture, and the implications for our daily lives, thoughts, and beliefs.

Michiel de Hoog

Sport and Analytics
Correspondent


I want to document what happens when science and reason collide with soccer.

Maurits Martijn

Technology and Surveillance
Correspondent


Exposing that which is unseen.

Bregje Hofstede

New Feminism
Correspondent


Habits. In the year to come I’ll try to break a few and answer the question: How free are we?

Dick Wittenberg

Everyday Heroes
Correspondent


Shedding light on people and stories in the shadows. In the months to come, I’ll focus on the New to the Netherlands project. To find out how newcomers are faring in this country.

Sander Heijne

Market Forces
Correspondent


Why your train is too late and your doctor too busy:  with your help, I’m investigating the consequences of market forces.

Lex Bohlmeijer

Podcast
Maker


Weekly interview podcast, Conversations with Lex, with guests from science and culture.

Marilse Eerkens

Raising Children
Correspondent


There’s no time as critical as early childhood. I write about what we can do to make the most of it.