New presenter for the NOS Jeugdjournaal
Lucas van de Meerendonk, known as a reporter of the Zapp Newsreel (NOS/NTR), is the new presenter of the Jeugdjournaal. He will take the place of the end of August left presenter Robbie Kammeijer on start to fill.
Before the Meerendonk at the Zapp weekly journal, he worked for more than two years for SchoolTV Newsreel (NTR). He also worked as a freelancer for, among others, the NOS Jeugdjournaal, the AD, The Court of auditors of KRO-NCRV, and BNN Today on NPO Radio 1.
Of the Meerendonk won in 2015, Zapp Newsreel YNE Award for the portrait that he was on Lesvos and made from the 12-year-old girl Amal and her family had fled from Syria, The journalist interviewed earlier, also well-known persons such as Daniel Craig (James Bond), queen Máxima, Louis van Gaal and Mark Rutte.
Of the Meerendonk: “for me This is a dream job. From the very moment that I was in Journalism school, I wanted to Jeugdjournaal present. So when I got the chance, which I seized. I love it to meet new challenges, and for me in particular, presenting a new aspect in which I like to further develop.”
Ronald Bartlema, chief of NOS Jeugdjournaal says: “Luke knows the target audience, and the audience knows him. He is experienced, but at the same time, his journalistic impartiality is preserved. I find that one of the many qualities of Lucas. He started here many years ago as a trainee and I’m glad and also a bit proud that he is now the presentatieteam of the Jeugdjournaal is liebknecht.