Founders

The Netherlands

Sanne Terlingen

Works as an investigative journalist for Argos (VPRO / Human), the main investigative radio programme in the Netherlands. Earlier, she worked as an investigative reporter for OneWorld, a magazine and website focusing on foreign affairs and environmental issues. Since 2010, she specialized in reporting on migration and human trafficing. She wrote award winning stories on the long arm of the Eritrean regime in the Netherlands; the US military covering up sex trafficking in Djibouti; and a mysterious death of an Eritrean refugee linked to organ trafficing.

Twitter:  @sanne terlingen
Website: www.sanneterlingen.nl/

The Netherlands

Geesje van Haren

She has run her own media organization VersPers for over 15 years. Geesje is the driving force of the project and head of the growing team of Lost in Europe. She coordinates the research on the ground, brings the team together, works in the field and is responsible for fundraising. Geesje van Haren has much experience as a mediamaker and she teaches investigative journalism, creativity, entrepreneurship and photography. She is founder of the private school for investigative journalism Open Eyes in Amsterdam.

Twitter: @VersPersNL
Website: www.verspers.nl/profielen/geesje-van-haren/

Team

Italy

Cecilia Ferrara

is a freelance journalist based in Rome, co-founder of IRPI, the first center for investigative journalism in Italy. Balkan expert. She’s on video, radio and written journalism, and produces for breaking news. Mostly Al Jazeera English. She’s been writing for The Guardian, Mediapart, Il Fatto Quotidiano, East – West, Il Dubbio Osservatorio Balcani. She produced videos for Al Jazeera, France 2. TF1, Il Fatto Quotidiano, Fai Notizia

Twitter: ceciliafe
Website: IRPI.eu 

UK

Ismail Einashe

is a feature and investigative journalist based in London. He has written for The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The New York Times, Prospect, The Atlantic, NPR, and The Nation, among other places. He has worked for BBC Radio Current Affairs and presented on BBC Radio. He is an Ochberg Fellow at the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma at Columbia University Journalism School and an associate at the Cambridge University Migration Research Network (CAMMIGRES)

Twitter: @IsmailEinashe
Website: https://www.ismaileinashe.com/

Belgium

Kristof Clerix

works as an investigative journalist for the Belgian weekly magazine Knack. He is specialized in security reporting, wrote two books about the activities of foreign secret services in Belgium, and has collaborated in plenty of crossborder muckracking projects – including the Panema Papers and the Implant Files.

He is member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and also joined forces with the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP).

Twitter: @KristofClerix
Website: https://www.mo.be/auteur/kristof-clerix

Belgium

Chloë Carlens

favourite projects are those that combine humanity, creativity, sound and research to produce beautiful, pure and thoughtprovoking content. Her production work and studies have led her to have many interesting conversations in Europ, Asia (Myanmar) and the United States. Chloë, currently based in Antwerp, is passionate about cgaracter driven stories that lead to in-depth journalistic productions that bring human connection and are worth the wondering. She worked for the Belgian radio production company ‘Radiomakers Desmet’ and cultural radio station Klara (VRT).

Chloë received her Master of Theology and eligious Studies from the Catholic University of Leuven. She has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from the Erasmus Hogeschool in Brussels and was an international exchange student at The University of Applied Sciences Utrecht

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The Netherlands

Qali Nur

studied Liberal Arts & Sciences at Leiden University and Migration and Diaspora Studies at SOAS in London. Since September she has been working as a researcher at VPRO for the documentary series ‘In Europe’.

She previously wrote about migration for One World and is currently writing the blogs for Lost in Europe.

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The Netherlands

Judith Konijn

Judith Konijn works as an investigative journalist at the radio program Argos, for National Public Radio (VPRO / Human) in the Netherlands. Before she shifted to radio, Judith worked as a researcher for television and film documentaries. The past few years she worked on the program ‘Medialogica’, about the interaction between media, politics and the public opinion. She received her masters degree in History at the University of Amsterdam.

Twitter: @JudithKonijn
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