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RTL Nieuws is a Dutch television news service produced by RTL Nederland. The national and international news service produces 17 bulletins each weekday and six weekend bulletins for RTL4 and RTL Z, reaching a total audience of about 1.5 million people. With the evening broadcast sometimes reaching over 2 million viewers.

RTL Nieuws' main competitor is NOS Journaal, broadcast by the Nederlandse Omroep Stichting (Dutch Broadcasting Foundation) for public service television and radio. RTL co-operates primarily with the Flemish commercial television channel VTM and RTL Germany for international news coverage.



On weekdays, at 6:30am and on the hour and half hour between 7am & 9am, RTL Onbijtnieuws (RTL Breakfast News) bulletins are broadcast on RTL 4. An hourly daytime service of 15-minute bulletins airs on RTLZ between 8am and 5:30pm, featuring business news round-ups and 'normal' news.

Seven days a week, three evening bulletins air on RTL4 in the form of a short 6pm bulletin, a main evening 20-minute programme at 7:30pm and a 10-minute late night bulletin at varying times. The Sunday edition of the 7:30pm news also features a short review of the past week's events.

In addition, RTL Nieuws produces an hourly daytime service called RTL Z combining news bulletins and business & financial updates on weekdays. A topical magazine programme, Editie NL, is also broadcast each weekday evening on RTL 4.

On-air teamEdit

RTL Ontbijtnieuws (RTL Breakfast News) (6.30–9.05) (RTL 4)Edit

Years Presenter Current role
1989–present Jan de Hoop Main presenter (Monday-Wednesday)
2013–present Meike de Jong Main presenter (Thursday-Friday)

Former presentersEdit

RTL Z Nieuws (8.00–17.55) (RTL Z)Edit

Years Presenter Current role
2016-present Carien ten Have Main presenter
2001–present Roland Koopman Main presenter
2018–present Frederieke Hegger Relief presenter
2013–present Meike de Jong Relief presenter
2019-present Roderick Veeloo Relief presenter
2017–present Peter van Zadelhoff Relief presenter

Former presentersEdit

Editie NL (18.15–18.35) (RTL 4)Edit

Years Presenter Current role
2007–present Margreet Beetsma Main presenter
2016-present Robbie Kammeijer Main presenter
2014–present Jetske Schrijver Main presenter
2016-present Steef van Stiphout Main presenter
2016-present Anne van der Meer Relief presenter
2016–present Meike de Jong

Former presentersEdit

RTL Nieuws (18.00, 19.30, Late) (RTL 4)Edit

Years Presenter Current role
2014–present Daphne Lammers Main presenter (Monday-Saturday)
2015-present Antoin Peeters
2014–2019 Merel Westrik
2016–present Pepijn Crone
2016–present Peter van Zadelhoff
2015–present Meike de Jong Main presenter (Sunday) & relief presenter
2014–present Jetske Schrijver Relief presenter

Former presentersEdit

RTL Weather (RTL 4/RTL Z)Edit

Years Presenter Current role
2015-present Maurice Middendorp Main presenter
2019-present Marjon de Hond Main presenter
2013–present William Huizinga Main presenter
2019-present Marc de Jong Main presenter
2014–present Nicolien Kroon Main presenter
1989–present Reinier van den Berg Relief (since 2018)

Former presentersEdit





Former international correspondents

External linksEdit