Alexenia Dimitrova, Bulgaria, is a reporter for the daily 24 Chasa, where she covers corruption, money laundering and fraud.
Before that Dimitrova was a reporter for Pogled, the weekly publication of the Union of Bulgarian Journalists.
She has written four books -- The Iron Fist, The War of the Spies, The King's Secret Files and Murder Bureau, – based on material from secret archives of the Cold War.
Dimitrova has been part of research teams at numerous multinational outlets including the Financial Times, BBC, The Bureau for Investigative Journalism (UK) and the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project.
She is a freedom of information expert for the Southeast European Network for Professionalization of the Media and visiting lecturer at Sofia University.
Dimitrova was a member of the Bulgarian Press Complaint Commission and is a past winner of Bulgaria’s Chernoristes Hrabar Award and the Golden Key prize for her work on access to information.
Read a Q&A with Dimitrova in ICIJ's Secrets of the Masters series.