Born in Belgium, July 30, 1959
Director of a 52-minute TV-documentary: "Télécoms, le grand chambardement" ("Telecoms, the Big Bang"), on the history of the liberalization of European telecommunications since 1998, written by Catherine Benazeth, coproduced by Kuiv Productions and ARTE France (France), broadcasted in 2010 on ARTE.
Codirector of a 52-minute TV-documentary: "Het testament van Tony Judt" ("Tony Judt's Will"), on the legacy of the british social democratic historian and intellectual Tony Judt, written by Chris Kijne, produced by the Dutch television news magazine Tegenlicht, broadcasted in 2010 on VPRO.
Author and director of a 52-minute TV-documentary: "Bye, Bye My Love - femmes de soldats" ("Bye, Bye My Love - Army Wives", about the life of military families during the deployment of their soldier in Iraq) coproduced by France 5 and Kuiv Productions (France), RTBF and Triangle7 (Belgium), broadcasted in 2008 on France 5; in 2009 on RTBF.
Author and director of a 52-minute TV-documentary: “Dans la cuisine des sondages” (“What Goes on Behind the Pollster Scenes”, about the work of the polling company Ipsos during French Election Year 2007) coproduced by Canal+ and Kuiv Productions (France), broadcasted in 2007 on Canal+.
Author and director of a 52 minutes TV-documentary: “L’Avocat du Diable” (“The Devil’s Lawyer”, about Xavier Magnée, lawyer of Belgian serial killer Marc Dutroux), coproduced by France 2, 13e Rue and Doc en Stock (France), RTL-TVI and Triangle7 (Belgium), broadcasted in 2004 on RTL-TVI; in 2005 on 13e Rue and France 2.
Author and director of a 52 minutes TV-documentary: “2001, le rêve américain” (“2001, The American Dream”, a road documentary from Maine to California during the US Election Year 2000), coproduced by Odyssée, Maha Productions and Pathé Télévision (France), broadcasted in 2000 on Odyssée.
TV reporter, RTL-TVI (Belgium), 1985–1986.
Editorialist, Yahoo! France, daily column on EU Constitution referendum, February–June 2005; and on U.S. Election Year 2004, March–November 2004.
Deputy Managing Editor, La Croix, French national daily newspaper, in charge of the website, April 2001-december 2003 (supervisor and coordinator of the editorial team, copy editor, editorials, interface with the editorial staff of La Croix, development of the website).
Scriptwriter of a multimedia program, "Rencontrez les Américains" ("Meet the Americans"), for the websites France2.fr and France3.fr, as part of the coverage of U.S. Election Year 2000.
Head of the Americas Section, La Croix, January 2000-March 2001 (coverage of U.S. Election Year 2000: ten weeks assignement in America, coordinating a tree-month special section in the newspaper).
Deputy Foreign Editor, La Croix, focusing on social issues, June 1995-December 1999.
National Section reporter, La Croix, covering suburban areas and poverty issues, July 1992-May 1995.
Special correspondent in Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean for La Croix and other periodicals of the Bayard Press Group, July 1991-June 1992.
Previous positions at La Croix: Senior Reporter (Gulf War, Europe, Algeria, Haiti...), April 1990-June 1991; Head of the Latin America Section, January-March 1990; writer with the editorial team studying the feasibility of a weekly supplement, May-Decembrer 1989; International Section writer, October 1987-March 1988.
Free-lance reporter in Latin America for Belgian, French, German and Swiss periodicals, 1986–1989.
Coauthor of "Anne Sinclair, femme de tête, dame de coeur" ("Anne Sinclair, wife of head, queen of hearts"), Calmann-Lévy, Paris, 2011.
Contributor to ”Journalistes. Des mots et des doutes” (”Journalists. Words and doubts”), under the direction of Henri Weill, Privat, Toulouse, 2005.
Author of ”Guerre à outrances. Comment la presse nous a désinformés sur l’Irak” (”All Out War. How the press misinformed us about Iraq”), Calmann-Lévy, Paris, 2003.
Coauthor of ”Le Sentier lumineux du Pérou. Un nouvel intégrisme pour le tiers-monde” (”The Shining Path of Peru. A new fondamentalism in the Third World”), La Découverte, Paris, 1989.
Journalism degree (two-year program), École supérieure de journalisme of Lille, June 1982, graduated fourth of a class of 35 students.
Audit student at the Journalism Department, San Francisco State University, Spring 1980 semester.
D.E.U.G. in Humanities (two-year), Université libre de Bruxelles (September 1979).
Fluent English, French and Spanish.