Since the middle of the 1980s he has been active in various fields. He has written articles for several Dutch newspapers and magazines, including Het Parool, de Volkskrant and Vrij Nederland, and produced radio documentaries for a number of Dutch broadcasting networks, such as NPS, VPRO and Humanistische Omroep. For many years, he presented and directed radio programmes.
Since the early 1990s he has been concentrating on the production of films and TV documentaries. He focusses mainly on issues at the intersection of literature and society.