Serena Tinari

Serena Tinari, Switzerland, is a freelance investigative reporter, writer and producer.

Born in 1972, Tinari was raised in Rome and has been working as a journalist since 1994. From 2002 to 2015 she was an investigative reporter for Swiss public television's primetime program Falò (RSI), Patti chiari (RSI) and Rundschau (SRF). 
Serena's investigation, “Tamiflu, a Pandemic Business”, a collaboration with Swiss TV, NPR and CBC-Radio Canada, was awarded a Daniel Pearl Award and was shortlisted at the IRE Awards.
In 2015 Tinari and Catherine Riva founded an agency to investigate and map health affairs .
In 2016 Serena was awarded the Media Promotion Prize of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences.
Primarily specialized in medicine and public health, she has experience in human rights and cyber-security. Complex themes and controversial issues are her favorites.
She’s the co-president of the Swiss organization for investigative journalism ( and a member of the international advisory board of Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI) and of Journalismfund.

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