In my practice, online speech coaching in English appears to be successful. Please go to these presentations to learn more. My maritime knowledge has proven to be an added value in teaching.


I’ve spoken my mind (in Dutch) about proper journalism. Journalists are accused of publishing ‘fake news’. The counterparts can be accused of provoking that when they don’t respond to queries in order to get the full story. I’ve found that more and more. I’m ready for any kind of venture. such as being occasionally hired
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Introducing a multi-tasking freelance journalist Rotterdam

Beware: this is just a summary of Janny Kok’s activities.  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. Please hear
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Rotterdam the city to come back to

A brief report about a tour around Just an impression of what’s going on during events and onboard ship: please go to and and also my report as a true Rotterdammer. “Onboard Smaragd,  we appreciate networking. However, please allow us to tell something about the leading European port Rotterdam is”, I’ve told visiting
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Janny's jab

Guess what! According to the Dutch look-alike NHS, I’m old enough to receive the BioNTech/Pfizer vaccine. That is exactly what has happened on 21st April 2021. The second jab was given on 27th May. Fortunately, more and more friends have joined the jab force against Covid 19 and other nasty Coronaviruses

Business model Banks

It is no surprise that banks take care of their own profitability. The Dutch TV programme Radar recently focused on the way they do it: “make it hard to withdraw money of a dear deceased bank account. Even when you can do rightfully as a close relative.” Please go to the URL as mentioned below
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Rotterdam had its international song festival live. It has been a relatively small scale event, because of the Corona/Covid pandemic. Anyhow, here still is a dynamic promotion video . It has attracted television watchers all over the world to my hometown Rotterdam. This live stream pictures the venue where it all happens And
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Publications of Janny Kok

AN IDEA, a title and there you are: a publication in a national or regional daily, a special interest paper or a booklet. It is just an opinion about journalists, who are arrogant enough to write books the world is not particularly waiting for. I admit to being guilty of the charge. The exhibits in
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The Dutch maritime industry was in focus on Dutch radio station NPO1 in the program Spraakmakers. (roughly translated into opinionmakers). Please brush up your Dutch and listen to