Jessica Raspe (The Netherlands)
Commissioning editor
AVROTROS

Jessica Raspe works as the commissioning editor for Close Up, a strand exclusively devoted to documentaries about artists and their creative process on public television in The Netherlands.

Close Up has been broadcasting documentaries for the past 25+ years and has a loyal audience, interested in art and culture.


Close Up is a 52′ strand at Dutch public broadcaster AVROTROS which is devoted to documentaries about arts and culture. The primary mission of AVROTROS is that of public service. Our aim is to entertain, to provide information to and to engage with the public in a positive and open manner. Our key values – independence, positivity and bringing people together – are leading in all of this.