Tom Carstensen

Very experienced all-round journalist with 13 years experience - mostly at Danish Broadcasting Corporation  - equivalent to BBC in Denmark. Worked for DR's "Deadline" (similar to Newsnight) for four years and "Orientering" - similar to BBC Radio 4 - for the past ten years.

Two years as London Correspondent for several clients covering British current affairs for Orientering and Danish Broadcasting Corp. radio news. For SBS Broadcasting I covered The Premier League. Still covering UK and Ireland for DBC. 

I have done lots of radio and TV live reporting for the two main TV Channels in Denmark, BBC World Service, BBC Wales, BBC Scotland, Canadian Broadcasting Corp, CBS Radio, Fox News, RTE, Radio New Zealand,  and Al Jazeera.

Directing a TV doc for DR2 (similar to BBC2) on an emerging nationalist party Nye Borgerlige looking to get into parliament in 2019.

I have covered Danish society from top to bottom. From parliament to homeless and disenfranchised immigrant youth. I am the leading journalist in Denmark on nationalism in Europe, and I am finishing a book now on the subject. I have interviewed key persons from Front National, Golden Dawn, UKIP, Sweden Democrats, Vlaams Belang, NPD, Sinn Fein, Republican Sinn Fein, SNP, Lega Nord to name just some of them. I have written a book on hooliganism in Denmark and Europe as well.

Leading Danish journalist on football fan culture and fan rights. Also work on football politics such as club structure, policing etc. I'm on the third year producing, hosting and editing the podcast Genpres - www.genprespodcast.dk. 

Journalism degree at University of Southern Denmark, January 2006. On top of extensive training in written journalism, radio and TV, the studies at University of Southern Denmark are very academic and focus on sociology, economy, and political science.

40 years. Currently living in central Copenhagen with my wife and our 7-year-old daughter.

SKILLS

 
Danish English

Audio

Analysis on the ideological connections to Europe and the US that the Christchurch terrorist seem to have.


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Analysis on far right movements, groups and attacks in Europe and the US that connects to the attack in Christchurch for Radio New Zealand.


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Reporting for BBC World on new Danish laws allowing authorities to seize valuables exceeding 1300 US Dollars from asylum seekers upon arrival in Denmark.


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Covering the terror attack in Denmark, 2015 - for Fox News.


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Covering the terror attack in Denmark, 2015 - for Fox News.


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Covering the terror attack in Denmark, 2015 - for Fox News.


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Covering the terror attack in Denmark, 2015 - for Fox News.


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Covering the terror attack in Denmark, 2015 for Fox News.


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Covering the terror attack in Denmark, 2015 - for Fox News.


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