Sanne is a freelance journalist, media consultant and coach from The Netherlands and works remotely in Asia since the beginning of 2019. She worked in Dutch public broadcasting for 13 years as editor-in-chief of inclusive media company and radio station FunX, as program manager at the innovation lab NPOLab and as Head of Digital at broadcaster Human. Sanne develops courses on storytelling for journalists through and for Instagram/Facebook (stories) and founded The Healthy Journalist to open up a conversation about journalism and mental wellbeing. She advises media startups about digital strategy and is a strong advocate for inclusive journalism.
How is Covid-19 affecting journalists’ mental health? Amantha Perera, journalist and Regional Coordinator for Asia at DART Center for Journalism and Trauma in conversation with freelance journalist, media development consultant and mobile journalism trainer, Sanne Breimer.
In this podcast, let’s talk about the broad array of challenges currently facing journalists as they do their jobs, how these challenges can impact on our mental health, and how to approach conversations about mental wellbeing in our newsrooms.