Eva Wiessing (1964) is a senior reporter for the Dutch public broadcaster NOS. She studied both Spanish Literature and History of Journalism at the University of Amsterdam. For NOS TV, she covers the economic and financial news with a special interest in banking and economic developments in the eurozone. Since 2001 she has reported on all major economic developments in and outside of the Netherlands. Starting with the introduction of the euro in January 2002, to the collapse of Lehman Brothers in New York in 2008, and the unfolding of the biggest financial crisis in the western world since the Second World War.
Since 2010, she has travelled numerous times to Greece to cover the euro crisis. The efforts to keep the weakest euro country within the Eurosystem had a huge impact on the daily lives of millions of Greeks. In 2015, she published a book about the Greek crisis: “Worstelen aan de rand van Europa” (Struggling on the edge of Europe).
Since the outbreak of COVID, she follows up on the various economic consequences of the pandemic, mostly in the Netherlands. Last November she worked in Florida and Washington, covering the elections in the USA