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  1. Alessia Cerantola, Japan/Italy, is a freelance investigative journalist, co-founder of the Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI). She's also a radio reporter and producer with the BBC World Service. Cerantola has been reporting from Japan since 2007. Read complete profile »
  2. Šarūnas Černiauskas, Lithuania, heads the investigative team at, one of the leading news portals in the country. Read complete profile »
  3. Harvey Cashore, Canada, is senior producer at the Special Investigations Unit of CBC News.

    He began his career in 1987 in Ottawa as the research associate to the investigative journalist and author John Sawatsky.

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  4. Kristof Clerix, Belgium, works as an investigative reporter for the Belgian weekly news magzine Knack. He specialises in security related topics.

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  5. María Cristina Caballero, Colombia, is a journalist known for her coverage of organized crime, corruption, and paramilitary forces. In 1999, she was awarded the International Press Freedom Award of the Committee to Protect Journalists.

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  6. Mar Cabra is the head of the Data & Research Unit, which produces the organization's key data work and also develops tools for better collaborative investigative journalism. She has been an ICIJ staff member since 2011, and is also a member of the network. Mar fell in love with data while being a Fulbright scholar and fellow at the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia University in 2009/2010. Since then, she's promoted data journalism in her native Spain, co-creating the first ever masters degree on investigative reporting, data journalism and visualization and the national data journalism conference, which gathers more than 500 people every year. She previously worked in television (BBC, CCN+ and laSexta Noticias) and her work has been featured in the International Herald Tribune, The Huffington Post, PBS, El País, El Mundo or El Confidencial, among others. In 2012 she received the Spanish Larra Award to the country's most promising journalist under 30. (PGP public key)

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  7. Duncan Campbell, Britain, is a founder member of ICIJ and played a pivotal role in a series of international investigations revealing that the world’s largest tobacco companies were involved with organised crime in the large scale smuggling of their own products. He worked as ICIJ's Data Journalism Manager on the Secrecy for Sale investigation. Read complete profile »
  8. Stefan Candea, Romania, is a freelance journalist and co-founder of the Romanian Center for Investigative Journalism in Bucharest, Romania. Read complete profile »
  9. Pete Carey, United States, is a former investigative and business reporter for the The (San Jose) Mercury News.

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  10. Carlos Fernando Chamorro, Nicaragua, founded (and is currently the editor of) Confidencial, a weekly publication combining investigative journalism and analyses of current affairs, which the U.S. magazine The Nation called "the most respected muckraking operation in the country."

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  11. Ying Chan, Hong Kong/United States, has returned to Asia to develop and direct a journalism curriculum at Hong Kong University.

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  12. Neil Chenoweth, Australia, is a senior writer with The Australian Financial Review.

    In 1991 Chenoweth almost brought Rupert Murdoch's career undone with a magazine article that triggered a secret government inquiry into Murdoch's family companies. Since then he has earned a reputation as one of Australia's best forensic business journalists and is regarded as the world’s most substantive writer on the public and hidden worlds of the Murdoch business empire.

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  13. Ray Choto, Zimbabwe, is working on the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Project at Voice of America in Washington, D.C. Previously he was a senior research fellow at Stanford University.

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  14. Sheila Coronel, Philippines, is an ICIJ member and board member, and currently serves as chair of the board. Coronel is director of the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism and Toni Stabile Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia University in New York. Read complete profile »
  15. Ross Coulthart, Australia, is an investigative journalist for Australian news and current affairs program 60 Minutes on Channel Nine.

    He was previously chief investigations reporter for the Sunday Night news program.

    Coulthart has won five prestigious Walkley journalism awards, including the most coveted top award for Australian journalism, the Gold Walkley. His broadcast television investigative journalism has also won the top broadcast award, a Logie.

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  16. Yi-Shan Chen, Taiwan, is an instructor at National Taiwan University's School of Journalism and a deputy editor at Taiwan's CommonWealth magazine. 

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  17. Umar Cheema, Pakistan, is an investigative reporter for English-language daily, The News. He has set a high standard for quality journalism in a country where reporters are routinely attacked and murdered.

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  18. Alfredo Corchado, Mexico, is the Mexico Bureau Chief for the Dallas Morning News where he covers U.S. policy in Latin America.

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