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Irene Caselli

Irene Caselli

First 1,000 Days correspondent

I will report on how important the beginning of life is, and show why children’s perspectives should not be left out of journalism and policymaking. Ask me about: nomadic lifestyles, breastfeeding, Latin America.

Lynn Berger

Lynn Berger

Culture and Clichés correspondent at De Correspondent

Lynn Berger has been writing about cultural keywords and key-experiences since joining De Correspondent in 2013. In 2019, she published her first book: Second Thoughts – On having and being a second child.

Tanmoy Goswami

Tanmoy Goswami

Sanity correspondent

My goal is to marry often-excluded personal and community narratives with deep reportage on the big socio-economic shifts in mental-health. Ask me about: responsible reporting, counselling friends, AI.

Jan van Poppel

Jan van Poppel

Sustainability correspondent at De Correspondent

Jan van Poppel is worried about his and your future. As the Sustainability Correspondent he is seeking to find out how we can act now, to establish a sustainable future for every living being on this planet.

OluTimehin Adegbeye

OluTimehin Adegbeye

Othering correspondent

OluTimehin Adegbeye is a writer and speaker whose work focuses on rights and justice in gender, sexualities, and urbanisation. Her TED Talk "Who Belongs in a City?", has been viewed over 2 million times.

Eric Holthaus

Eric Holthaus

Climate correspondent

As the Climate correspondent, I seek to tell better stories about the biggest problem facing our world – from the complex science to visions of a better society that works for everyone. Ask me about: slow travel, beekeeping, autism.

Nesrine Malik

Nesrine Malik

Better Politics correspondent

Nesrine was born in Sudan and raised in the Middle East and North Africa. She is the author of We Need New Stories: Challenging the Toxic Myths Behind Our Age of Discontent (2019), and was long-listed for the Orwell Prize.

Sanne Blauw

Sanne Blauw

Numeracy correspondent

Sanne holds a PhD in Econometrics from the Erasmus School of Economics. As the Numeracy correspondent, she explores the world of numbers and how they affect our lives. She is the author of the Dutch bestseller "The Number Bias".

Maite Vermeulen

Maite Vermeulen

Migration correspondent at De Correspondent

Maite Vermeulen is one of the founding correspondents of De Correspondent, reporting stories across the globe, about development, humanitarian aid, international relations, conflicts and most recently, migration. In 2018 she moved to Nigeria.

Patrick Chalmers

Patrick Chalmers

Journalist, Political literacy

Talking politics often feels like a personal health hazard. Unless we learn to understand our own roles in a dysfunctional system, there’s no chance of fixing it. So, consider me as the political literacy guinea pig!

Morgan Meaker

Morgan Meaker

Journalist, digital rights

Morgan Meaker is a freelance journalist based in London. Her work focuses on human rights and digital politics and has been published by the BBC, The Atlantic, and Reuters, among others.

Rutger Bregman

Rutger Bregman

Progress correspondent

Rutger Bregman is an historian. He published five books: Met de kennis van toen (2012), De geschiedenis van de vooruitgang (2013), Utopia for Realist (2017) and Humankind (2020).

Emily Dreyfuss

Emily Dreyfuss

Journalist, The Good Life: a 2020 Odyssey

Emily Dreyfuss is a journalist who covers the impacts of technology on society. She is a senior editor at the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard University, and lives in San Francisco, CA.

Jesse Frederik

Jesse Frederik

Economics correspondent at De Correspondent

Jesse Frederik is the Economics correspondent for De Correspondent. He previously wrote for Follow the Money, nrc.next, de Volkskrant and Vrij Nederland. He won the journalistic prizes de Tegel and De Loep.

Jelmer Mommers

Jelmer Mommers

Climate correspondent with De Correspondent

Jelmer Mommers is a climate journalist based in Amsterdam. He made world headlines when he uncovered an alarmist climate documentary made by Shell in 1991.

Zoe Smith

Zoe Smith

Journalist, Building back better

In this series, I intend to explore how people are crafting solutions that we can all draw from, writing about various community-led approaches to grieving and food security, education and housing.