Tag Archives: RNW Cuts

Editor in Chief leaves Radio Netherlands

Many thanks to Jonathan Marks, who shares this article from the populist Dutch daily newspaper De Telegraaf on Saturday. If you can’t read Dutch, here’s a link to the article via Google Translate. I believe RNW has struggled with identity and … Continue reading

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Jonathan remembers Radio Netherlands Worldwide one year on

A few days ago, former RNW employee, Jonathan Marks, was sorting out some papers in his office when something “spooky” happened: “one sheet [of paper] fell out of a pile and onto the floor. It was the page of the … Continue reading

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Radio Netherlands Worldwide archives in danger

(Source: NRC Handelsblad, with translation by Andy Sennitt.) Radio Netherlands Worldwide and the Broadcasting Music Centre must find a new home for their archives by 1 July. RNW is still looking for a home for its extensive music collection, paper … Continue reading

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Severance pay of Radio Netherlands CEO under scrutiny

(Source: de Volkskrant, translated by Andy Sennitt) The severance payment for the outgoing CEO of Radio Netherlands Worldwide is excessive. This is what Sander Dekker, deputy minister responsible for the media, wrote on Thursday in a letter to the Lower … Continue reading

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Audio clip: My tribute to Radio Netherlands Worldwide

In a previous post, I mentioned a short audio piece–a tribute to Radio Netherlands Worldwide–I recorded for the NRC DX Audio service. Here is a SoundCloud copy of the clip:

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John’s letter to RNW

John Figliozzi, noted author of the Worldwide Listening Guide, wrote the following letter to Radio Netherlands Worldwide regarding their farewell broadcast. I thought it was worth sharing with SWLing Post readers: (Source: John Figliozzi) RNW Farewell It was a classy, inspired, quintessentially RNW … Continue reading

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Radio Netherlands says farewell in style

Thursday night, by the light of an oil lamp, I tuned my trusty Sony portable shortwave to 6,165 kHz. At 2:00 UTC, I was rewarded with a rich, full signal from Radio Netherlands Worldwide’s transmission site in Bonaire. Here in … Continue reading

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