Editor-in-chief Dieuwke Wynia road in The World Runs By

Editor-in-chief Dieuwke Wynia road in The World Runs By

Dieuwke Wynia leave as editor-in-chief at De wereld Draait door (DWDD). Marco Versluis follows her from 1 October on. Wynia starts her own tv production company and then close it to create a new daily talk show.

“Stop DWDD was a difficult decision,” says Wynia in a statement on the website of the program.

“DWDD is the best program that there is, with the best presenter and the best editors. After 11 years of DWDD, of which the last 8 years as responsible, it is time for something new. The television world is changing rapidly, online happens a lot, that is exciting and challenging.”


In a response to NRC let Wynia know that they are not out of dissatisfaction, of departure and that they have a tv production company is going to set it up. They would again want to start with: “Eleven years in one program in the television world, a very long time. I’m not leaving because I am bored. I want to display through.”

They do not exclude that they are again a daily talk show. On the question of whether this, together with DWDD-presenter Matthijs van Nieuwkerk will happen, she says to the newspaper: “as Long as he DWDD continues to make yet, but as soon as he stops, I hope we will work together.”

Van Nieuwkerk regrets the departure of Wynia, ” she says. “He finds it very unfortunate. Because it’s in a great location. (…) That I have a restless spirit have, for him not to fall from the sky, so he understands it.”

‘Should be better’

In February last year gave Wynia to not be satisfied with the implementation of the program: “It must be all better: sharper and more creative. We are still too often agendavolgend and we need to agendabepalend be,” she said at the time, in conversation with the VARA Guide.

A few years ago, was Wynia close to a move to BNN. There she saw at the last moment. Some media reported that presenter Matthijs van Nieuwkerk her at a possible departure would be followed.

Media director BNN-VARA Robert Kievit says that the departure of Wynia is not the end of the program means. He admits that Wynia is the program large has made, “but with the undisputed leader Matthijs van Nieuwkerk in the forefront, Marco Versluis as the chief editor and a strong editorial staff runs the world simply by”.

Also, Wynia states that the programme will go: “The program also can without me. First of all, I do it together with Matthijs. Secondly, is there a good, large editorial staff. The program is created by fifty people.”

The new editor-in-chief, Versluis, was employed as the compiler of the program. He was also responsible for the spin-offs of DWDD.

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