Janny Kok

Introducing a multi-tasking freelance journalist

FREELANCE journalist Janny Kok in Rotterdam is more or less well-known in the maritime cluster circles.  Being interested in everything under the sun, I cover virtually everything. It is shown in various international publications, input to radio and TV networks and production companies.  Among them are UK-based publications, such as The Loadstar, HCB, and other special interest publications when
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Maritime female senior managers in action

  WISTA The Netherlands president Sylvia Boer stepped in the shoes of eminent predecessors. One of them is  Karin Orsel, who later became WISTA International president, years ago. That does not mean that she lives quietly behind the dikes up North the Netherlands. It’s a lady active for the good course of having Women @ the
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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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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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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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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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Afikaad & ICT United

Dutch-based foundation Afrikaad has a heart beating for the people of the Republic of Ghana and all things related to that country and West-African environs. Foundation president Aad van der Munnik brought Ghana home through importing Ghanaian arts and crafts to the Netherlands, thus building up a business network of Ghanaian artists and craftsmen. In
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Janny ready to support  conference keynote speakers

Janny is ready to support Dutch keynote speakers who are not sure about their command of English, although their knowledge of the language is fairly good. She is also available for assignments to co-hosting conferences. Janny’s proven performance was noticed at some seminars about sharing valuable information for the benefit of the port community, Havencongres Rotterdam and at the so-called Lijstduwers Debate. Janny has done the trick at a sequence of annual Haven congresses
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