Emelie de Jong

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Head of Arts Department

ARTE France
Emelie de Jong

Emelie de Jong started her career at ARTE France as a journalist and translator at the Press Service and rapidly joined the Performing Arts Department, where she developed emblematic programmes such as the urban culture magazine Tracks and Music Planet Tonite, while commissioning documentaries for the Musica slot and working on live transmissions of opera and pop/rock festivals.
In 2003, she helped set up the then newly-created Culture Department, where she co-produced with international partners, acquired and pre-bought documentary films for cultural theme evenings about subjects as varied as the Quai Branly Museum, Japanese Animation, Franz Kafka, On the Road to American Culture, Alexandre Soljenitsyne, Cinema and Psychoanalysis or War Photographers, while updating Metropolis, ARTE’s legendary culture magazine.
She is currently head of the Arts Department, that develops and proposes ambitious cultural documentaries and performing arts programmes, emblematic magazines such as Tracks (now headed for its twenty fifth year) as well as digital native documentary formats for broadcast on ARTE as well as on the channel’s digital platforms.