Jonathan Groubert

Jonathan Groubert teaches investigative journalism, storytelling, and multimedia broadcasting for RNTC. He’s an award-winning journalist and former host of the internationally lauded public radio show “The State We’re In,” - first from Radio Netherlands and then as a podcast for WBEZ Chicago Public Media.

His work has been broadcast by the BBC, NPR, the Australia Broadcasting Corporation, and Deutsche Welle as well as the podcasts Vox Tablet and Snap Judgment. As an expert interviewer, Jonathan helped coin the term “talkumentary” in which interview and narrative journalism combine to tell truly powerful stories.

This American Life host Ira Glass described Jonathan as “one of the best radio interviewers I have ever heard.”

Jonathan Groubert

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RNTC Media Training Centre trains journalists, social activists, programme-makers, media and communications professionals worldwide in achieving social change through media.


Next to our open courses, we also provide tailor-made trainings for individuals and organisations. RNTC prides itself on being innovative in both subject matter and method of delivery.

50+ years, 6000+ students

RNTC is the internationally renowned training centre of RNW Media. Over the past 50 years, RNTC has gained invaluable expertise in delivering courses to media professionals around the world.

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