Presenter Tom Egbers, 65, will not work at NOS Sport in the coming months following allegations of inappropriate behavior in the workplace. The employer made the announcement on Friday.
The journalist decided this “in close consultation” with management, according to NOS. Egbers wants to provide space to answer questions that have recently been raised following the article De Volkskrant About misconduct in the editorial staff of NOS Sport. He was already absent last Sunday Studio Sport EredivisieHe was replaced by Geert van Hove. NOS did not say who would be monitoring in the coming months.
Egbers was discredited last week because of it Volkskrantcondition. He is said to have intimidated and intimidated his female colleague, with whom he had been in a relationship for a while. This story was confirmed to the newspaper by several employees. In recent months, NOS itself has received nearly a hundred reports of inappropriate behavior and harsh workplace culture.
Janke Dekker, Egebers’ wife and former president of the Morris Foundation, confirmed the case to this website. According to her, the sportscaster ended the relationship and informed management at NOS. They said: “We consider this a private matter.” You are two adults. You’ve got to figure that out for yourself.” Decker accuses the woman of stalking behavior.
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The editor-in-chief of NOS Sport resigned after its publication VolkskrantBack piece. NOS announced on Wednesday that an investigation into NOS News and NOS Events will also follow.
Janke Dekker has since resigned as president of the Morris Foundation. The point of reporting unwanted behavior in the cultural and creative sector has come into question due to its role. State Minister Jönay Oslo (Media) has now urgently requested advice on the position of the reporting point. According to Oslo, bringing the position of “board members” up for discussion could “prevent people from submitting reports because it raises questions about confidential handling of reports, which is of course highly undesirable.”
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