Wederik De Backer (°1988) creates radio documentaries and podcasts.

He graduated in 2013 as a radio maker at the RITCS School of Arts in Brussels. His productions found their way to channels in Flanders, the Netherlands, Germany and the US. He won the prize for best radio play at the prestigious European media prize Prix Europa. He is also one of the driving forces behind the Plantrekkers podcast. He is currently working on a film documentary series about young people and a podcast series for the Flemish public broadcaster, Radio 1.

Basic information

Wederik De Backer
Radio, podcast

Supported projects

The S53

  • Migration

BELGIUM - Every night the last train leaves for Beervelde, located along the E17. From the station, young men and women try to reach one of the nearby motorway parking lots, usually on foot. There they try to get on a truck that will bring them to England.