As a researcher Nele Goutier specializes in journalistic innovations related to Artificial Intelligence and new storytelling techniques such as Virtual and Augmented Reality. She enjoys working on creative ways to translate insights from her academic research to the journalistic profession and education.
Nele Goutier graduated with honors in 2015 from the two-year international master's program in Journalism, Media & Globalization at Aarhus University (Denmark) and the University of Amsterdam. She previously studied Cultural Anthropology and Development Studies in at the Radboud University Nijmegen, Political Science in at Université Paul Valéry in Montpellier (France) and attended a summer school in documentary directing in Havana (Cuba). Nele gained experience as a writing and multimedia journalist for national and international journalistic outlets, including Human, Filosofie Magazine, RTL Nieuws, Radio Netherlands Worldwide, OneWorld, the Ecologist, Ghana Star, the Dutch Journalism Fund and het Parool. While working in newsrooms, Nele observed how journalists were struggling with rapid digital changes. This motivated her to focus on the possibilities of journalistic innovation.
As a researcher, Nele is co-responsible for the project From Glass Box to Glass Box, where she investigates the influence of AI on Dutch journalism. This project is a collaboration with the Dutch national public service broadcaster NOS, RTL Nieuws, Wageningen University, the University of Vienna, the Ombudsman of NPO, the Dutch Institute for Sound & Vision and Fontys University of Applied Sciences. Based on these insights, Nele launched the website www.journalistiek-en-ai.nl, which provides understandable explanations of AI for journalism students and teachers through journalistic examples and teaching materials.
Previously, she worked on projects such as Immersive Journalism, which explored innovative journalistic narrative forms in collaboration with NOS, KRO-NCRV, VPRO, NTR, the Dutch Institute for Sound & Vision, the University of Amsterdam, and the University of Vienna. At the School of Journalism in Utrecht, Nele teaches research and writing skills.
Fields of expertise
- Journalistic innovation