I need a freelancer I am a freelancer Pitches

> Global Directory > All Countries > Journalists in Belgium

Find a freelance journalist in Belgium
View

Find a freelance journalist in Belgium

Paydesk has 101 journalists in Belgium. Our journalists can do broadcast reports, as well as printed media and photography.

Our top journalists in Belgium are Ana Fota and Hafida BENYACOUB.

Use our journalist directory to find a member to work for you.

We have journalists in Antwerp, Antwerpen, Brussel, Brussels, Bruxelles, Comines-Warneton, Ghent, Leuven, Liège, Londerzeel and Sint-Jans-Molenbeek.

Journalists in Belgium



Ana Fota

Brussels, Belgium
Ana Fota is a freelancer reporter based in Brussels, who covers a wide range of topics of European interest. Her work has been published by The New York Times, POLITICO, Euronews, The Parliament Magazine, The Brussels Times and more. 
Until recently, she worked for POLITICO Europe covering news Read moreand Romanian politics, including the country’s efforts to achieve its climate goals through renewable energy. 
Before moving to Brussels, Ana worked for The New York Times as part of their Manhattan newsroom, where she covered local news. She holds a B.A. in journalism from Fordham University in NY. During her free time, she enjoys visiting museums, reading or walking her dog.
Languages
English
Services
Feature Stories Fact Checking
Skills
Cultural

Hafida Benyacoub

Brussels, Belgium
Hafida Benyacoub is a seasoned journalist-reporter, translator, digital trainer, fixer, and photographer with a rich background in journalism and communication. Fluent in French, English, Spanish, and Italian, Benyacoub has built a career that spans various facets of media and content creation. Read moreAfter initially working for international companies in Europe, she transitioned to journalism in 2013, reporting from Brussels on Belgian and EU institutions for a British digital media outlet. Her work has been pivotal in covering a wide array of subjects, including international relations, politics, technology, health, and more.

Benyacoub's reporting has been instrumental in providing insights into significant global and regional events. She has covered the US Capitol invasion on January 6, 2021, offering detailed accounts of the protests and their implications for American democracy. Her investigative work into the applications of AI, such as ChatGPT, has revealed innovative 'meta' use cases. In the realm of international politics, she has shed light on the political dynamics of Northern Cyprus, the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and the strategic partnerships between Iraq and EU/NATO. Her journalism has also touched on the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development's (EBRD) investments in Ukraine, the Belgian military's NATO exercises, and the digital transformation in the Central Republic of Congo.

Beyond her reporting, Benyacoub has developed two media platforms: a tourism-focused outlet at www.traveltopcountrymag.com and redaconewsmedia. Since the onset of COVID-19, she has independently worked for digital media in the UK, Belgium, and other international outlets, covering diverse topics such as health, economy, transport, cybersecurity, intelligence, environment, food, and EU relations with foreign countries including Africa, the Middle East, China, and Vietnam. Additionally, she has leveraged her multilingual skills to moderate debates primarily in French and English, further establishing her as a versatile and influential voice in the field of journalism and media.
Languages
English Spanish French
+1
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Content Writing
+4
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+10

Eleonora Vasques

Brussels, Belgium
Eleonora Vasques is a journalist based in Brussels, covering EU affairs and migration. I have been working in Brussels for more than two years, where I developed experies in EU policies and politics. I also worked as a press officer at the European Parliament before lading in the international Read morejournalism world.
Languages
Arabic English French
+1
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Feature Stories
+5
Skills
Politics Fact Checking

Gabriela Galindo

Brussels, Belgium
Gabriela Galindo is a journalist based in Brussels, Belgium. She specialises in EU policy and affairs, namely the agriculture, food and environmental sectors, and their crossovers with the competition, trade and health policy arenas. 

Other areas of coverage: European social affairs, French Read morepolitics, Belgian politics, civil rights.
Languages
English Spanish French
+1
Services
Documentaries News Gathering Feature Stories
+6
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+10

Henri Désiré N'Zouzi

Brussel, Belgium
HENRI DÉSIRÉ N'ZOUZI is a journalist based in Brussel, Belgium. Focused on Foreign politic - International relationships - Diplomacy - Management, prevention and resolution of conflicts - African politics - Economy - Culture
Languages
French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+4
Skills
Business Politics Social
+3

Jorge Luis Alvarez Pupo

Antwerpen, Belgium
Jorge Luis Alvarez PUpo.

I’m a freelance photographer based in Brussels with more than twenty years experience specialized in fine art, editorial and sports photography. Contributor to Getty Images Latin America. Graduated photography at the International Institute for Journalism ¨José Martí ¨, Read moreHavana, Cuba.

I’ve been contributor to Getty Images since 2009, covering sport events such as Samsung Diamond League of Athletics, World Championships of Artistic Gymnastics, UCI Track World Cup, World League of Volleyball, Judo World cup & Davis Cup, among others.

Published & featured by ESPN, The Guardian, Sports Illustrated, Red Bull, L'Equipe Magazine, Le Soir journal, Art Fórum magazine, Paris Photo Magazine.
Languages
English Spanish French
+1
Services
Photography
Skills
Politics Sports Music

Marco Gombacci

Brussel, Belgium
Foreign Affairs and Conflict Zones, European and Italian politics. Based in Brussels, Belgium. Marco Gombacci is the editor of online and printed magazine The European Post and a contributor to the Italian newspaper Il Giornale/Occhi della Guerra (now InsideOver). 

Featured on FRANCE24, Read moreBloomberg, Wall Street Journal, CGTN (formerly CCTV), Russia Today, Rudaw TV, TgCom, Rai1, Rai Radio 1 Zapping, TRECE TV (Spain) and many others. 

He reported the war against the Islamic State from Raqqa and Deir Ezzor (Syria) being on the frontline with the SDF (Syrian Democratic Forces) supported by the International Coalition. He also reported from the refugee camp of Ain Issa just outside Raqqa. He have been three times to Iraq to report on the situation of Christians in the Middle East and the role of the Kurdish Peshmerga in the fight against ISIS during Mosul offensive.

Book author "Kurdistan. Utopia di un popolo tradito," ed. Salerno, 2019.
Languages
English Spanish Italian
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Content Writing Interview (Print / Radio / Podcast)
+2
Skills
Politics Current Affairs War Reporter
+2

Sertaç Aktan

Brussel, Belgium
Sertaç Aktan is a journalist based in Brussel, Belgium.
Languages
English French Turkish
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+6
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+5

Peyman Aref

Brussels, Belgium
Peyman Aref is a journalist based in Brussels, Belgium.
He is Iranian who writes in Persian , Turkish and English.
He is Middle East expert with special expertise about Turkey.
Languages
Arabic Azerbaijani English
+4
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries
+4
Skills
Politics War Reporter Media Training
+2

Brieuc Debontridder

Brussels, Belgium
Photographer and media producer and social impact management specialist, I have lived and worked in central and west Africa for 7 years and I'm now back to Belgium. Throughout my photo and audiovisual work, I tend to question stereotypes and highlight initiatives that place human and nature at the Read morecore of their approach.

For more info on my work, check my website: brieucdebontridder.com
Languages
English Spanish French
+2
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+8
Skills
Science & Environment Arts & Books Natural Disasters
+8

Jennifer Baker

Brussel, Belgium
I am an experienced multimedia journalist based in Brussels, Belgium.

I've been a journalist in print, radio and television for nearly 20 years, the last 8+ specialising in EU policy, legislation and current affairs. As well as an address book packed with insider sources and contacts in Brussels,Read more I am skilled at navigating the political quagmire of the EU. My core skill is translating policy-speak, legalese, and tech jargon, into understandable English. 

I am often called on as an EU digital policy expert by radio and tv stations worldwide, as well as reporting live coverage of breaking European news, reporting extensively on Brexit negotiations, NATO and all things EU. 

On breaking news, I am fast, accurate and engaging. On longer analysis reports I am rigorous, insightful and reliable, so please do get in touch.

Previous happy clients include:

Current Affairs/Tech/General reporting, Audiovisual: 
SkyNews, Euronews, BBC Radio Wales, Feature Story News, India Today, Press TV, Russia Today, Vieuws.eu, CBC, NewsTalkZB, BBC World Service, AlJazeera

Current Affairs/General reporting, Text:
The Irish Times, IPS Journal, Politico, Euractiv, Eureka, Horizon

Technology, Text:
TheNextWeb, ArsTechnica, ComputerWeekly, The Register, Macworld, PCWorld, IAPP

Find out more here: www.brusselsgeek.com
Languages
English
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) News Gathering
+9
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+9

Sam Morgan

Brussels, Belgium
I am a journalist based in Brussels, Belgium. I specialise in energy, environment and transport reporting but also write and comment on European politics and current affairs in general.
Languages
English
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Interview (Print / Radio / Podcast)
+2
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+7

Beatriz Rios

Brussels, Belgium
Beatriz Rios is a reporter, broadcast journalist and events moderator based in Brussels, Belgium.
Languages
English Spanish French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+4

Maria Udrescu

Brussels, Belgium
I am currently working as a journalist for the belgian newspaper La Libre Belgique, for the International Section. Born in Bucharest in 1991, I have been living in Belgium since I was 10 years old. Experiencing two cultures has been an amazing opportunity, that sparked my interest in international Read moreaffairs, and especially journalism. I cover EU affairs, with a focus on Rule of law, Migration, Eastern European countries, but also USA politics.
Languages
English French Romanian
Services
Research Investigative Journalism Fact Checking
Skills
Current Affairs Fact Checking

Brian Maguire

Brussels, Belgium
Brian Maguire is a journalist based in Brussels, Belgium.

Brian Maguire: Short Biography

Brussels-based journalist, producer and broadcaster, Brian Maguire, specialises in European politics and business; producing short documentary films exploring Europe’s competing policy dimensions. He Read morehosts live radio and television debates with European Commissioners, Members of the European Parliament and independent experts, and was co-anchor for one of the live European Presidential debates during the 2014 elections. He also presents the EURACTIV series ‘The Presidency’ and ‘Over A Coffee’.

A graduate in Government and Law, he has worked across a broad range of publications, especially within the business-to-business sector. A specialist in corporate and political communications, his clients include start-ups, SMEs, blue chip companies, and NGOs with a human rights focus. 

Follow on Twitter: @BrianMaguireEU
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+6
Skills
Business Current Affairs Fact Checking

Teri Schultz

Brussel, Belgium
Teri Schultz is a freelance reporter based in Brussel, Belgium covering NATO, the European Union, the Benelux. Her focus is on current affairs, political news, foreign policy and security issues. Her clients include NPR, CBS News and Deutsche Welle.
Languages
English Finnish French
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+7
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Natural Disasters
+4

Kira Taylor

Brussels, Belgium
I'm an energy and environment multimedia journalist, based in Brussels. I specialise in EU politics and EU policy, particularly around energy, climate, environment and circular economy. I've covered stories, both on the politics and practicalities of these topics. Previously, I was an investigative Read morejournalist with Coda Story in the Republic of Georgia and political journalist in the south-west of England.
Languages
English
Services
Feature Stories Fact Checking
Skills
Climate Change Fact Checking

Lorenzo Di Stasi

Brussels, Belgium
I am a Brussels-based independent journalist fond of European Union's affairs, migrations and social issues. Always a human being.
Languages
English French Italian
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Feature Stories Research
+5
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Sports
+4

Annick Hus

Brussel, Belgium
As a journalist, I have the privilege of contributing to various media, including Belga, Knack, Apache, Woef, EOS Wetenschap and MO*. I reached a significant personal milestone recently by publishing my first academic paper entitled The Political Salience of Animal Protection in the Netherlands (Read more2012-2021) and Belgium (2010-2019): What do Dutch and Belgian Political Parties Pledge on Animal Welfare and Wildlife Conservation?
I have an MSc in Animal Welfare Science, Ethics and Law (University of Winchester). I am currently pursuing an MSc in Biodiversity, Wildlife and Ecosystem Health at the University of Edinburgh.
In addition to my journalistic and academic work, I'm a board member of the Flemish-Dutch Association of Investigative Journalists (VVOJ), a volunteer for the research group of the Centrum voor DierMens Studies Nederland and a dog walker at Dierenbescherming in Mechelen.
Feel free to contact me for collaborations, projects or information.
Check my portfolio at http://www.annickhus.com/
Languages
German English French
+1
Services
Content Writing Fact Checking
Skills
Politics Natural Disasters Investigative Reporting
+3

Marie-Flore Pirmez

Brussels, Belgium
Marie-Flore Pirmez is a freelance journalist based in Brussels, who covers a wide range of topics of local to national or European interest. She mainly works with long-form independent news outlets, always with keen interest in social justice, democracy, gender, education and youth, environment, Read morearts and digital cultures. A voracious eater of podcasts and documentaries, she also believes in the revival of print journalism.
Languages
English French Dutch
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Documentaries Feature Stories
+8
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+6

Karen Mchugh

Brussels, Belgium
Karen McHugh is an Irish journalist based in Brussels, Belgium.
Freelance writer for UITP and The Bulletin. I write on public transport, cities, culture, music, Brussels
Languages
English French
Services
Feature Stories Research Interview (Print / Radio / Podcast)
+1
Skills
Current Affairs Technology Science & Environment
+5

Monica Monté

Brussel, Belgium
Monica Monté is a journalist based in Brussel, Belgium.
Languages
German English Spanish
+3
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Content Writing Risk Analysis
+7
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+18

Ndiri Angelo Lustiko Wari

Leuven, Belgium
NDIRI ANGELO LUSTIKO WARI is a journalist based in Leuven, Belgium.
Languages
English
Services
Live Reporting Fact Checking
Skills
Current Affairs Fact Checking

Olaf Bruns

Brussels, Belgium
Hi there,

I'm a media-allrounder journalist (TV, print, online and audio) and a multilingual conference moderator (English, French, German, Italian and Dutch), based in Brussels, Belgium. 

During my 20+ years in the industry, I learned the tricks of the trade from scratch, starting as a local Read morenewspaper journalist and becoming 15 years later the Deputy Brussels Bureau Chief of the European current affairs TV network Euronews. 5 years ago I ventured into an exciting new life of freelance journalism.

So do get in touch for:

• Conference moderations (EU affairs, sustainability, economics, human rights and social questions)
• Podcast production
• Video production
• Media training

Also check my Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/obruns/
Languages
German English French
+2
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+12
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+13

Rafiek Madani

Brussels, Belgium
Rafiek MADANI is a journalist general news based in Brussels, Belgium. podcast video phone 
Coverage : Economy-Foreign Affairs-Health-Food-Research-Justice-Transport-Energy-Competition, analyses Europe, North America, Mediterranean, Asia ; would be a nice report I can provide you: research-Read moreanalysis-report
Moderator in webinars
Photographer
Feel free to contact me as soon as possible.
Languages
Arabic English French
+1
Services
Content Writing Research Investigative Journalism
+5
Skills
Finance Politics Current Affairs
+9
Popular Countries
Cuba, Bangladesh, Argentina, El Salvador, Guinea-Bissau, Israel, Kenya, Malaysia, Venezuela, Portugal

Log in