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Dr. Nico Drok

Windesheim University, President of EJTA and Vice-Head of WJEC


Dr. Nico Drok has been working in journalism education for more than 35 years. He studied Institutional Economics and Sociology at the universities of Rotterdam and Groningen, and completed his PhD in Social Sciences at the University of Nijmegen. He is professor of Media & Civil Society at Windesheim University of Applied Science, Zwolle, The Netherlands. His main research interests are civic journalism, journalism education and news media use of young people. Next to that he is President of the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA), which has 70 members in 30 European countries. Furthermore he is Vice Chair of the World Journalism Education Council (WJEC). He is married, has two daughters and four grandchildren.

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