|Founded||7 January 2009
by Dominique Weesie
|TV stations||NPO 3|
|Radio stations||NPO Radio 1
PowNed is a Dutch broadcaster, which transmits radio and television programmes on the Netherlands Public Broadcasting system. Each weekday evening it airs a satirical news show called PowNews on Nederland 3, in which politicians and other public and non-public figures are confronted with provocative questions, and often ridiculed.
The broadcaster is affiliated with and was started up with the help of the popular GeenStijl shock blog.
The director of PowNed is Dominique Weesie (who also presents PowNews) and their star reporter is Rutger Castricum. Other reporters include(d) Jojanneke van den Berge, Jan Roos (also presenter of the radio programme Echte Jannen with Jan Dijkgraaf) and Daan Nieber. Several other people involved with PowNed programmes (radio and television) are DJ's Rob Stenders and Bert van Lent, sports presenters Henk Spaan and Hugo Borst (of the TV football programme Heilig Gras), Bas Paternotte (political commentator for Echte Jannen) and Brenno de Winter (ITC commentator for PowNews).
The name is a backronym for Publieke Omroep Weldenkend Nederland En Dergelijke (English: Public broadcaster (for the) well-thinking Netherlands and the like). PowNed claims to serve the network generation and argues heavily (in a tongue-in-cheek style) against baby boomers whom it sees as clinging on to power.
|Jojanneke van den Berge|
|Gerben van Driel|
- Jan Dijkgraaf (September 2010 - September 2011)
- Jan Heemskerk (September 2011 - June 2015)
- Jeroen Kijk in de Vegte (June 2012 - present)
- Frank van der Lende (January 2014 - January 2015)
- Jasper Leijdens (January 2015 - present)
- Mark van der Molen (February 2015 - present)
- Ingrid Perez (September 2012 - January 2014)
- Jan Roos (September 2010 - June 2015)
- Rob Stenders (September 2010 - July 2015)
- Saskia Weerstand (January 2015 - February 2015)
- Camping PowNed (September 2013 - present)
- Heilig Gras (April - May 2011)
- House Ibiza (September 2011 - October 2011)
- PowNews (September 2010 - January 2015)
- PowLitie (November 2012 - present)
- Studio PowNed (January 2015 - present)
- Zendtijd PowNed (February 2012 - April 2012)
- De Bende van Van der Lende (January 2014 - December 2014)
- Echte Jannen (September 2010 - June 2015)
- Halve Soul (June 2012 - present)
- Jasper (January 2015 - present)
- Nog/al Wakker (February 2015 - present)
- RobRadio (September 2010 - July 2015)
- Saskia (January 2015 - February 2015)
- Stenders Late Vermaak (September 2010 - July 2015)
- Vroeg of Laat Pérez (September 2012 - January 2014)
- "Two new broadcasters added to public sector". The Holland Times. 4 November 2009. Retrieved 4 October 2011.
- (Dutch) Official website
- Outlandish TV station recommended to minister, RNW, 30 September 2009
- Jackass sues Dutch TV channel Powned, Dutch Daily News, 5 June 2011
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