Johan Verheyden is a journalist based in Tunis, Tunisia working until recently for an EU institution, but looking to get back into the saddle as a true journalist. My longstanding experience in the Sahel, as well as contacts at different levels, make me well-placed to both serve as an expert on the region, the politics of the international organisations and the local politics. Areas of expertise include current affairs, the Sahel (Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Mauretania, Chad, Ivory Coast) EU affairs, international politics, ... Extensive coverage of crisis areas - including war zones (Croatia, 1991-1995, Bosnia and Herzegovina 1992-1995, Serbia and Kosovo 1992-1997, Algeria 1993-1994), post-conflict areas as well as EU institutions. Experience in Burma (Myanmar), Suriname, Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South-Africa and Namibia - Print journalist for Het Volk, De Standaard, Knack (Belgium) NRC Handelsblad (The Netherlands), conglomerate of US/Canadian newspapers, Christian Science Monitor, The Guardian - Radio journalist for Belgian national radio (VRT), Dutch Radio (NOS), Deutsche Welle (German & English), Radio France Inter, Christian Science Monitor Radio, - TV Journalist for Belgian national tv (VRT), Dutch national TV (NOS, KRO, EO), CNN International, ZDF, TRT World... - TV Producer for EBU, ZDF, CNN
Stand-up on 23 March 2016 in aftermath of Brussels attacks for TRT World
Live skype interview for TRT World on 22 March 2016 in the immediate aftermath of the Brussels terror attacks
9 AM - 5 PM GMT
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