Stijn Postema holds a professorship Journalism and Communication at Ede Christian University of Applied Sciences. He works as doctoral researcher with a focus on interdisciplinary work at the Arts and Journalism intersection at University of Amsterdam, partly supported by NWO (The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research). His first publication ‘Artistic Journalism’ in 2020 serves as a scholarly model for studying the confluence of these fields on a continuum of forms, values, and practices. Stijn further works as Journalism and Media teacher at University of Amsterdam; and has a practitioner's background in freelance journalism and visual arts. He is an ardent supporter of compassion in media work.