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Reporter

Maike Hedwig Gisela van Wijk, Dutch, American reporter. Scholar Press Club Houston, 1995-1996; recipient scholarship Sumikomo Corporation American, 1998. Volunteer newsletter coordinator Forest Cove Baptist Church, Kingwood, 1992-1994, middle school youth leader, 1992-1994, 95-96. Member Society Professional Journalists, Women in Communications, Golden Key.

Background

Wijk, Maike Hedwig Gisela van was born on August 22, 1973 in Vinkeveen, The Netherlands. Came to the United States, 1990. Daughter of Pieter Deventer and Birgitt (Gosse) van Wijk.

Education

Bachelor in Journalism cum laude, University Houston, 1996.

Career

Clerk, Little Professor Bookcenter, Kingwood, Texas, 1995;reporter, The Daily Cougar, Houston, 1995;reporter, The Baytown (Texas) Sun, 1996-1997;publisher's assistant, Plunkett Research Ltd., since 1997.

Membership

Volunteer newsletter coordinator Forest Cove Baptist Church, Kingwood, 1992-1994, middle school youth leader, 1992-1994, 95-96. Member Society Professional Journalists, Women in Communications, Golden Key.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing letters, reading, biking.

Connections

father:
Pieter Deventer Wijk

mother:
Birgitt (Gosse) Wijk