Harm Botje co-wrote ‘My opinions are facts, the making of Thierry Baudet’ with Mischa Cohen. He writes profiles, reconstructions and interviews for Follow The Money.
In 1991, Botje began his journalistic career as an editor with the VPRO radio programme Argos, made a large number of foreign reports for that broadcaster and presented Bureau Buitenland between 2010 and 2013. In the late 1990s, he was a reporter for Radio 1 news, wrote interviews and reports for Het Parool and worked as an editor at Vrij Nederland for 20 years.
Between 2020 and 2022, Botje was involved in setting up an investigative newsroom for NU.nl. He was nominated twice for a Tegel and won the European Journalism Award.
Botje (Eindhoven, 1965) studied law in Amsterdam and then took the Postgraduate Course in Journalism in Rotterdam. Besides his work as a writing journalist, Botje often acts as a moderator.