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I'M
kenneth servaes.

COMMUNICATOR, MOTIVATOR, 
LANGUAGE WIZARD & MEDIA EXPERT.

I LOVE COMMUNICATING.

I REALLY DO.

CREATING CONTENT AND TELLING STORIES: IT'S WHAT MAKES ME TICK.
TALKING ABOUT TICKING...

LET'S TURN BACK THE CLOCK, SO I CAN LET MY EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE SPEAK FOR THEMSELVES.

01 COMPETENCES

MY SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
'Looking for growth, 
in myself, others and brands!'

MEDIA MANAGEMENT

95%

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

95%

INNOVATION & CREATIVITY

95%

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT

95%

MOTIVATION SKILLS

100%

COPYWRITING

100%

A TO Z HELICOPTER VIEW

95%

95%

COMPETENCE
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02 NEED TO KNOW

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Education and career

Language and ICT skills

Origins, hobbies and achievements

03 CURRICULUM VITAE

2022-CURRENT

HET LAATSTE NIEUWS

Coordinator and Editor in Chief:
Service Journalism HLN.be

Informing and guiding the readers of HLN.be, the country's most popular news site, and 7sur7.be in a relatable and pragmatic way. 

Creating brand awareness and leads by focussing on UX and usable, useful advice.

Coordinating a team of over a dozen of talented journalists, translators and editors.

Key themes and brands: energy (MijnEnergie), housing/living (Livios), work (Jobat), finances (Spaargids), insurances (Independer), and much more.

#NewsYouCanUse

2020-2022

IGEMO

Communications and marketing manager

Optimizing and scaling internal and external communications and marketing. 

Responsible for press contacts, newsletters, websites and social media.

Focusing on strong and effective corporate and employee branding.

Strategically creating and managing partnerships with Rivierenland cities, towns and organisations, as well as the Flemish government.

Always looking for positivity, identity and durability. Always telling relatable stories.

2017-2020

NOSTALGIE

Producer and project manager

A to Z lead of projects and programming, both on-air and off-air. Keen eye for stakeholder management and partnerships.

Other duties: innovative social media manager, creative copywriter, DJ/sidekick, newsreader and passionate mentor/coach of young media talent.

Always creative. Always thinking out of the box.

2016-2017

JOE (FM)

Junior producer

Creating and developing programs (Leen Demaré, Luk Alloo, Raf & Rani) and events (Top 2000, Kerstparade), with attention for music, current affairs and Joe's strategic DNA.
Manager and interactive storyteller: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and website.
Writing Joe-related newspaper articles for national newspapers (HLN, De Morgen).

2015-2017

QMUSIC

Editor and social media manager

Creating and developing programs (Ann Lemmens, Sam De Bruyn, Sean D'Hondt) and events (Rodeneuzendag, Q Beach House), with attention for music, current affairs and Qmusic's strategic DNA.
Manager and interactive storyteller: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and website.

2014-2016

KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN

Academic Bachelor and Master,

Communication Sciences.

Graduated cum laude.

Developing expertise (= scientific knowledge and insights, as well as practical skills) in all aspects (= creation and analysis) of 

communicating.
Focus on: Journalism, Radio, Film, Audiovisual Communications and News.

2013-2014

AG INSURANCE

Insurance officer

Advising clients and brokers on insurance products.
Selling policies.
Treating classified medical information.

2009-2013

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE
LEUVEN-LIMBURG
FORMERLY: GROEP T (UNESCO)

Professional Bachelor,

Teacher Training,

Economics, English and Religion.

Graduated cum laude.

Besides learning how to teach, I learned how to interact with and captivate an audience. 
This teacher education included a dozen internships in all types of schools, in both Belgium and The Netherlands. I also had an internship in the Leuven City Youth Service.

CURRICULUM VITAE
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