Wieland van Dijk

Head of Digital Desk, NRC Media

NRC Media

Head of Digital Desk



Wieland van Dijk leads the audience engagement team within the newsroom at NRC. Previously, he headed the digital desk, introducing NRC's current website and helping lead the transition of NRC's 200+ editorial staff from a traditional print organisation towards a 'digital first' newsroom. He co-founded NRCQ, a web based business news outlet published by NRC as an experiment. (NRCQ was eventually integrated into NRC.nl.) Before joining NRC, Wieland was deputy head of the editorial team at NU.nl, The Netherlands' biggest news website. Wieland studied Journalism (Utrecht) and Political Science (Amsterdam).