Drs. Margo Smit


Margo Smit is an independent investigative journalist, journalism teacher, and (part-time) director of the Dutch-Flemish Association of Investigative Journalists (VVOJ). She is a lecturer for TV reporting and investigative reporting at University of Groningen, The Netherlands.

She produces documentaries in Dutch and English, both for Dutch public television and for international companies. Smit teaches investigative and TV journalism at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, and is a guest lecturer at many international journalism schools. Smit sat on the Global Shining Light Award jury (2010), the jury of the Daniel Pearl Award (2010, 2011, 2013), and the M.J. Brusseprijs (2013).

She received her Master's degree in Communication (specialization journalism) from Stanford University, Palo Alto, USA. Sie has a doctorate in dutch language and literature and a doctorate in comparative literature, both from Utrecht University, The Netherlands.

You can reach Margo on her personal website.


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