Introducing a multi-tasking freelance journalist

FREELANCE journalist Janny Kok in Rotterdam is more or less well-known in the maritime cluster circles; particularly in international publications in special interest magazines about ports, maritime trade and industry and the logistic sector. Among them are UK-based publications, such as The Loadstar, HCB and others when the old budget permits. Janny was told that her writing and expertise was
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JANNY'S OWN PRESENTATION

  I’m ready for any kind of venture. such as being occasionally hired to act as a roving reporter at congresses (in the pic with economist Sweder van Wijnbergen) and informal get-togethers. All is done from my home base Rotterdam, leading European port and known from it’s out of the ordinary architecture. Even Lonely Planet, The
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Support Casper

CASPER’S DREAM  “My dream is that I can say within 5 years: “I’ve really made a step forward in the treatment of pancreatic cancer. We’ve managed to turn it into a chronic disease and were able to postpone misery of quite a few patients for a long period of time. That is my dream, as
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Blog Contributions

Every now and again I write something that moves me in the world or is of some concern. It is published at harbourexpert.simplesite.com One attempt is writing up a book about experiences of my husband and me in the period he became ill with colon cancer. The series of articles can be found under the
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Bridging the gaps

The plan to construct an out of the ordinary bridge has been materialised. Please go to www.luchtsingel.nl , my page on Facebook and other social media for more information. Husband Jaap and I were amongst the Rotterdammers who contributed to the materialisation of the bridge – called Luchtsingel (Air Canal) – and were present to open Luchtsingel
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The story of my life

Radio Rijnmond asked me to tell the story of my youth for the program Zonder Eten Naar Bed (roughly translated No Supper: Straight to Bed You Go). In the Dutch announcement of the item That’s the Way I grew Up (Zo ben ik groot geworden), it was mentioned that, at times, I felt like a
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South African trip

Early Spring 2012, Janny and husband Jaap met old friends and relatives in South Africa, at times in the company of South African Rev. Louis Krüger. Who would have thought that this would be the last journey we had together. As it is, Janny went down to memory lane to meet old friends. She has talked
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Super Volunteer

Janny’s husband Jaap was one of the many volunteering Dutch who were distinguished by the Queen (or rather the special department of Dutch Queen’s Honours) for their outstanding contribution to the Dutch community. A year earlier he received the Rotterdam honour Erasmusspeld.  His last achievement in his life – together with neighbours – was a nomination
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New assignments

Janny reads more than just the one daily and writes for more than only one special interest paper. She sympathises with Fokke & Sukke, who plead to be published. Please go to www.foksuk.nl to learn more about these out of the ordinary birds and their creators. There are still relatively new publications who appreciate Janny’s
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