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  1. Omaya Sosa Pascual, Puerto Rico, is an investigative journalist and new media entrepreneur with 20 years of experience. She is the founding co-director of Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism and co-founder of NotiCel.com, a digital news outlet. Read complete profile »
  2. Ewald Scharfenberg, Venezuela, is a journalist and consultant and is currently co-director of investigative news website Armando.info. He is also chief correspondent in Venezuela for Spanish daily newspaper El País. Read complete profile »
  3. Jan Lukas Strozyk, Germany, is an investigative journalist working with Norddeutscher Rundfunk, a German public news broadcaster. Read complete profile »
  4. Francisca Skoknic, Chile, served as an editor at CIPER, the country's premier investigative reporting center.

    She is currently pursuing a master's degree in public administration at Columbia University, where she concentrates in economic and political development and specializes in international media. Before joining CIPER she worked for several publications in Chile covering politics, economics and social issues.

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  5. Milagros Salazar, Peru, is a reporter with IDL-Reporteros, the country’s premier investigative journalism team, and a correspondent for Inter Press Service. Read complete profile »
  6. Julia Stein, Germany is a TV reporter and head of the politics and investigations department at NDR Schleswig-Holstein. Stein is the first chairman of Netzwerk Recherche, the leading network of investigative reporters in Germany.

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  7. Rana Sabbagh, Jordan, is executive director of Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism, the Amman-based media support network promoting investigative reporting in nine Arab countries.

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  8. Daniel Santoro, Argentina, is the national political editor at Clarin, Argentina's largest newspaper, and has conducted extensive investigations into government corruption, national security matters, and international drug trafficking.

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  9. Ritu Sarin, India, is Editor, Investigations with the The Indian Express group and her areas of specialization include internal security, money laundering and  corruption.

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  10. Giannina Segnini, Costa Rica and United States, is the director of the Data Journalism Degree at the Journalism School at Columbia University in New York.

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  11. Roman Shleynov, Russia, is an investigative observer at Vedomosti business daily, the Russian project of The Wall Street Journal and Financial Times. Before October 2010 he worked as investigations editor at Novaya Gazeta and served as an editorial board member.

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  12. Leo Sisti, Italy, holds a law degree from the University of Pavia and is a contributing reporter for the Italian newsweekly L'Espresso, where he has been a special correspondent and in more than 30 years has investigated corruption, financial crimes, mafia, politics, terrorism and organized crime.

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  13. Margo Smit, Netherlands, has been an investigative reporter since 1997. Currently, she is the ombudsman for all journalistic productions at Dutch public broadcasting system NPO.

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  14. Pawel Smolenski, Poland, has been a reporter for the leading Polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza in Warsaw since 1992.

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  15. Sam Smyth, Ireland, is an investigative reporter and columnist for the Irish Independent and Sunday Tribune newspapers.

    He is the only Irish journalist to twice win journalist of the year honors: in 1991 for his investigation into business scandals, and in 1997 for his exposure of a political scandal that led to the resignation of a government minister and ultimately the fall of the Irish “Rainbow Coalition” government in June 1997.

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  16. Marcelo Soares, Brazil, independent data reporter and graduate journalism program professor. Read complete profile »

  17. Sam Sole, South Africa, is a managing partner at the M&G Centre for Investigative Journalism, a nonprofit which develops investigative journalism in the public interest.

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  18. Inga Springe, Latvia, is founder and director of the Baltic Center for Investigative Journalism.

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  19. Carlos Subero, Venezuela, is widely credited with being one of the first journalists in Venezuela to use computer-assisted reporting techniques. He is currently chief of the Editorial Committee of Telecaribe-Notiminuto in Venezuela.

    Subero has also been described as his country’s main advocate of “precision journalism,” which encourages the use of a more scientific methodological approach to reporting. He has reported on his nation’s politics since 1983, and has extensively covered the political elite and the parliaments they head. 

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  20. Drew Sullivan, Bosnia, is a journalist and media development specialist who has worked for almost a decade in Eastern Europe and Eurasia.

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