The editor-in-chief of the French newspaper L’echo, Joan Condijts, L’echo begin an online news agency. He does that together with political journalist Martin Buxant.
The new online news agency is given the name ‘LN24’, short for ‘Les News 24’.
Condijts was for five years editor-in-chief of L’echo. He stops, with immediate effect, as editor-in-chief and focuses on the from the stomping ground of a start-up. LN24 is an online video platform that, over time, some thirty employees will have. From 2019 will N24 continuous (24/24 and 7/7) are available on the web and on television, writes L’echo.
Condijts get not only in the adventure. He is accompanied by Martin Buxant, until today, political journalist at L’echo. Buxant worked nine years for La Libre Belgique, for he in 2011, for The Morning chose. According to The Morning he was the first Wetstraatjournalist that the language crossed. In 2013 he transferred to the belgian newspaper L’Echo. Buxant announces the new step to on Twitter with a quote from Mark Twain. ‘They knew not that it was impossible, so they have done.” En route, he writes it.
The two get reinforcement from Boris Portnoy, that until 2015 the ceo was in the production house Keynews Television (KNTV).
The trio was 4.5 million euros in to their new mediadroom to achieve. They knocked for it at Belfius, Belfius Insurance, Besix, Daoust and Ice Patrimonial.