Meet the Investigators

‘Navigating underwater’: Data journalism and press freedom in Bolivia
Sasha Chavkin · March 30, 2020

Nelfi Fernandez Reyes talks about reporting while democracy is under assault.

Stories about the people – for the people
Scilla Alecci · February 27, 2020

Our Japanese member, reporter Yasuomi Sawa, says reporters need to harness the power of open data but never forget about the people they’re writing about.

‘It was personal’ – Covering the murder of a fellow reporter
Spencer Woodman · February 5, 2020

ICIJ member and Guardian reporter Juliette Garside talks about reporting on the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia and working on investigations like China Cables.

Finding data – and hope – in journalism in the Middle East
Will Fitzgibbon · December 17, 2019

In this month’s Meet the Investigators, we speak with Mohammed Komani, a reporter from Yemen who helps journalists hunt down data for investigations.

Who are we writing for? Investigative storytelling for all generations
Simon Bowers · November 29, 2019

“Broadcast journalism forces you to think very differently,” reporter Harry Karanikas tells us in our monthly Meet The Investigators series.

Being a ‘troublemaker’ in Ghana: verify, verify, verify
Will Fitzgibbon · October 28, 2019

Don’t pretend to know it all, says experienced investigative reporter Emmanuel Dogbevi, from Ghana. “It’s all about a learning attitude.”

Whistleblowers, covering Suharto and making stories ‘bullet-proof’: Meet Wahyu Dhyatmika
Scilla Alecci · September 10, 2019

Wahyu Dhyatmika has been writing stories for as long as he can remember and began working as a reporter in 1996 – when Indonesia was still under the dictatorship of the Suharto regime.

Reporting on corruption in Africa’s ‘shining light of democracy’
Will Fitzgibbon · August 4, 2019

ICIJ member Ntibinyane Ntibinyane shares his experience founding a nonprofit investigative news center and the challenges of reporting in Botswana.

How these veteran Odebrecht investigative reporters uncovered the truth
Sasha Chavkin · July 9, 2019

The Peruvian reporters share their experiences investigating Odebrecht, and what to expect next as the political shockwaves from Odebrecht continue to ripple across Latin America.

Investigative journalists should develop ‘a video state of mind’
Scilla Alecci · June 10, 2019

Yongjin Kim is a veteran broadcast reporter, who has reported in Korea for thirty years and also plays a critical role in developing Korea’s next generation of investigative reporters.