Fernande van Tets is a freelance journalist based in Beirut, Lebanon, since June 2011. She is a correspondent for de Persdienst, a Dutch news agency, the news weekly de Groene Amsterdammer and the radio programme BNN Today.
Fernande first got into journalism when she worked at a local newspaper in Syria in 2010. She has also lived in Cairo, Amsterdam and London, where she graduated with distinction from King’s College with an MA in War Studies (2011). Previously, she completed both a BA in Political Science and in Arabic at the University of Amsterdam.
You can follow her on twitter @fernandevtets or get in touch via e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org