Thessa Lageman

Copy Editor, Copy Writer, Editor, Ghostwriter, Photographer, Writer

Experienced and reliable writer who tells compelling stories

I write about a wide range of topics, including business, human rights, migration, environmental issues, travel, energy, culture and education. I also edit texts and translate from English to Dutch.

I often take photos accompanying my stories as well.

I've written for publications such as Al Jazeera English, BBC, The Guardian, The Atlantic's CityLab, Vice, The Sydney Morning Herald, and many Dutch and Belgian outlets.

I write content marketing articles and copywriting texts for brands​​, businesses and government bodies, such as Facebook, Wärtsilä, the European Commission and many content marketing agencies. I also do assignments for NGOs, like Amnesty International, Education Above All and the United Nations Office of the High Commission for Human Rights.

At the moment, I am based in The Hague, The Netherlands and often travel to other parts of the world. I have also lived in Tunisia, Kuwait, Egypt and Dubai.
Categories
Content Types
Commercial, Article, Interview, News Photography, Product Description, Website Copy, Whitepaper, Ad/Promotional Copy, Blog Post
More Information
Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands, Arabic (MA)
Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Post-academic Degree in Journalism
Photo Academy Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Photography course (1 year)
CBE Languages, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)
The Hague, the Netherlands|Arabic, German, English, French, Dutch
Publications

Published Content

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The Crew Bringing Recycling to Tunis
citylab.com
The Crew Bringing Recycling to Tunis
September, 20 2016
How Street Art Took Off in the Suburbs of Tunis
citylab.com
How Street Art Took Off in the Suburbs of Tunis
February, 19 2016
One Tool for Equitable Play: A Warehouse of Shared Toys
citylab.com
One Tool for Equitable Play: A Warehouse of Shared Toys
July, 27 2017
Can the Ancient Bathhouses of Tunis Survive?
citylab.com
Can the Ancient Bathhouses of Tunis Survive?
December, 7 2015
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