Cécile Prieur, France, is the deputy editor at Le Monde, where she is in charge of digital transformation. She manages the web editors, supervises digital projects, launches new products and transforms workflow in the newsroom.
She is also in charge of international investigations in collaboration with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. As an editor, she has participated in every financial ICIJ investigation since Offshore Leaks, supervising and editing stories for print and online. In leading Le Monde’s teams during the Panama Papers and the Paradise Papers, she developed new teams from scratch, mixing young data reporters with senior financial journalists.
Prieur began her career as a reporter for Le Monde, covering first judicial then health issues. She has also headed Le Monde’s Society Department where she supervised coverage of national financial scandals and terrorist attacks. She is a 2019 John S. Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University.