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Journalists Who Do Investigative Reporting



Tadegnon Kokou Noel

Lome, Togo
I m a freelance video journalist based in Togo for over 20 years. I collaborate with several TV channels and news agencies around the world ... Reuters news agency, Canal + International, Deutsche Welle (German radio and television), Africanews, as well as other media.
I visited 48 African Read morecountries and covered several events in Africa and elsewhere in the world.
Languages
Ewe English French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+19
Skills
Medical War Reporter Media Training
+25

Indrabati Lahiri

London, United Kingdom
I am a finance journalist and editor, with almost 4 years' experience across full-time and freelance roles, based in London, United Kingdom. I've written about equitiies, commodities, finance, investing and emerging markets extensively. I've previously worked at Capital.com and IBM. I'm currently Read morefreelancing, while also working on my website Wealthier Moksha (www.wealthiermoksha.com), which focuses on commodities, macroeconomics and emerging markets.
Languages
Bengali English French
+1
Services
News Gathering Feature Stories Content Writing
+4
Skills
Climate Change Business Current Affairs
+7

Nokukhanya Musi - Aimienoho

Manzini, Swaziland
Nokukhanya Musi - Aimienoho is a journalist based in Manzini, Swaziland.
She began her journalism career in 2003 in the kingdom of Eswatini.
Rising from journalist to former Entertainment Editor with both the local dailies (The Times of Swaziland and Swazi Observer), she possesses adequate on-the-Read moreground experience and a journalism career spanning close to 20 years.
As a freelance journalist, she has written for a few publications such as Music in Africa, the fastest growing information and exchange web portal dedicated to the African music sector as well as On Time Business Network, Swaziland News, Independent News and AgriBusiness Eswatini.
She has undergone series of training through courses offered by Thomson Foundation / Reuters and through the African Women in Media (AWIM)/ UNEP Media Journalism Fellowship.
Training undergone are on the following:
•	‘International Reporting: The Essential Toolkit’ - Thomson Foundation / Reuters
•	'Reporting on the gendered perspectives of Environmental issues in Africa'- African Women in Media (AWiM)/UNEP Africa Environment Journalism Programme
•	'Solutions Journalism approaches to Environmental Reporting' - African Women in Media (AWiM)/UNEP Africa Environment Journalism Programme
•	African Stories: A Guide For Journalists On How To Tell Better Stories About Africa - Bird Story Agency (AfricaNoFilter)
She is also a Bird Story Agency contributor and recently re-joined Eswatini Farming as a contributor.
Languages
English Swati
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+13
Skills
Social Arts & Books Politics
+17

André Ndambi

Kinshasa, Congo The Democratic Republic
André Ndambi est un Entrepreneur | Journaliste | Correspondant @voaafrique ! Producteur | DG @fusion_universal_media.

Mon profil de journaliste d'investigation incarne la quintessence de l'engagement journalistique, alliant expertise, éthique et détermination au service d'une cause noble et Read moreintemporelle : éclairer les ténèbres, inspirer le changement et préserver les fondements d'une société juste et éclairée.
Languages
English French Lingala
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+8
Skills
Travel War Reporter Media Training
+7

Pierre Claver Niyonkuru

Kigali, Rwanda
Pierre Claver Niyonkuru https://twitter.com/clavenkuru, Burundian Journalist.

Portfolio : https://tinyurl.com/28cjrwmh

Voice Of America (VOA) Reporter for the Central African Division. 
http://voanews.com  http://voaafrique.com https://www.voanews.com, East African Community and Great Lakes Read moreRegion of Africa.

Senior International Journalist by Profession with more than 17 years of active experience. Bachelor’s Degree Holder in Mass Communication and Journalism. Communication and Information Specialist, Content Manager, Investigative journalist.

He works/collaborates also with other several media outlets 
Focus: Human Rights Issues, International Justice, Investigative Reports, Refugee Crisis, and Solution Journalism, Corruption, Advocacy.
He is interested and works closely with the International Criminal Court, ICC, on cases involving the Central Africa Division.

In November-December 2022, he followed Audiences/Hearings at the ICC in The Hague, on the trials of the ex-rebels from Central African Republic, Sudan, DR Congo, Uganda and Ivory Cost as well as following the case on countries under ICC Investigations like Burundi.

He has undergone several training courses on the processing of judicial reports. He is a Judicial Journalist Reporter before the East African Court of Justice https://www.eacj.org and African Court on Humans and Peoples' Rights https://www.african-court.org/wpafc/ all based in Arusha in Tanzania.
Journalist in Exile since 2015 because of his profession of Journalism.

Specialist in Journalism, social communication and mass advocacy, content manager. Pierre Claver Niyonkuru is Activist for Peaceful Conflict Resolution, Non Violent Communication and International Humanitarian Law. Member of several international networks of Journalists such as those interested in the ICC, the IFJ, the Francophone Press Organisation, etc.

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Languages
English French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+12
Skills
Breaking News Fact Checking Social
+7

Vedaste Ngabo Ndagijimana

Uvira, Congo The Democratic Republic
Vadaste Ngabo Ndagijimana is a journalist.

I’m working as radio reporter to the Voice of America South Kivu province. I work also in several local media in  Uvira and Fizi territory such us on line media Kivu Times and Radio Tuungane
Languages
English French Kirundi
+2
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) Fact Checking
Skills
Investigative Reporting Breaking News Fact Checking
+2

Claudia Zaldaña

San Salvador, El Salvador
I am an 18th years experienced journalist, with experience in the production of humanitarian short films.

I work as a freelancer on assignments such as filming, scripts, production, video editing, professional photography, news writing, news video and as a fixer when needed.

I have worked for Read moredifferent national and international media agencies, newspapers and TV.

My experience includes coverage of events with issues related to the environment, climate change and disaster risk reduction at a national and international level.  

I have participated in international events related to Climate Change (COP of Peru and France) and events of Disaster Risk Reduction (Holland, Ecuador and Japan).  

I have experience in the design of communication strategies, transmedia advocacy campaigns and strategies for social media.  

During the last years I have specialized in the facilitation of participatory video workshops for communities and youth, as well as in producing humanitarian documentaries and systematization in photo and video of social development projects.  

I have experience in facilitating workshops in different themes of communications, such as video, script, production, video editing, photography, among other topics, especially for youth, children and people from vulnerable communities or those at social risk.

I have worked for BBC Mundo, BBC London, Univision, Xingua Agency News, UNICEF, OXFAM, UNDP, PMA and others.
Languages
English Spanish
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries
+10
Skills
Travel Investigative Reporting Research
+9

Assumpta Kaboyi

Kigali, Rwanda
Assumpta Kaboyi is a dynamic journalist with 28 years of active experience in this profession. 

She covered several themes in Rwanda, mainly Security, Human Rights, Social, Political and Judicial topics.

First on national Radio and Television, then on the Voice of America where she has just Read morespent more than 20 years. She is also an online news journalist. 

Ready for work.
Languages
English French
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+12
Skills
Climate Change Breaking News Fact Checking
+8

Ali Assanka Mebezabo Darius

Goma, Congo The Democratic Republic
ALI ASSANKA MEBEZABO Darius is a journalist based in Goma, Congo The Democratic Republic.He works actually as a freelance journalist in Kinyarwanda service of the voice of America(VOA) for Ituri, North Kivu and Tshopo Provinces in Eastern of the Country.
Languages
English French Lingala
+3
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+4
Skills
Fact Checking Politics War Reporter
+3

Annahstacia Ndlovu

Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Annahstacia Ndlovu is a seasoned journalist with a career spanning over two decades in the media industry, having begun her journey in 1998. Based in Bulawayo, Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe, her reporting has been diverse, covering a range of topics including hard news, politics, business, and Read moreentertainment. Ndlovu's work has been featured across various platforms, including radio, newspapers, magazines, and online outlets, showcasing her versatility and commitment to journalism.

With a particular focus on legal issues and civil rights, Ndlovu has made significant contributions to the discourse on justice in Zimbabwe. Her reporting has shed light on pivotal cases, such as the acquittal of 26 Kezi residents who were arrested for protesting at Maphisa police station. In this instance, she underscored the lack of evidence for illegal demonstration and raised awareness about the broader implications, including the potential for a higher court case seeking compensation related to land disputes and government actions.

Ndlovu's dedication to uncovering the truth and her ability to navigate complex legal landscapes have established her as a respected voice in Zimbabwean journalism. Her work not only informs the public but also champions the cause of civil liberties, holding those in power accountable and giving a voice to the voiceless within her community.
Languages
English Ndebele Shona
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Entertainment & Celebrity Politics Business
+12

Raziah Athman

Kampala, Uganda
Raziah Athman is an award-winning journalist, she was Africanews’ Deputy Editor-in-Chief and Head of English edition of the channel but now produces news for Vision Group TV platforms, newspaper and podcasts. 

She started her journalistic career back in 2006 in Uganda working for the various Read moremedia outlets, such as the Giraffe, which she established herself, but also Voice of Teso and Urban TV as a producer, reporter and presenter. 

She also freelanced as an international correspondent for TRT World, Africanews and reported for the BBC World Service under the Africa Partnership Project.

At Africanews, Raziah managed the English language team - taking editorial responsibility for all content on both TV and online, in addition to working on her own reportage. Her report on aviation in Africa “Young Women Fly High in a Male Dominated Field” won the television reporting UMWA Gender Award, and “Kibiro Salt Mines Crumbling Due to Effects of Climate Change” won a honorary mention for 2023 ACME environmental reporting award. 

She is a regular moderator at panels and interviewer of prominent political and cultural figures, including the president of Rwanda Paul Kagame, the President of Uganda Yoweri Kaguta Museveni, as well as singing sensation Jose Chameleone.

Raziah is the founder of #UgandaReading, a movement promoting a strong reading culture across Africa.

She holds a master’s degree in Media Leadership and Innovation from Aga Khan University, and a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication from Kampala International University.
Languages
English French Swahili
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Arts & Books Breaking News Cultural
+5

Nama Dit Ousmane Diarra

Dakar, Senegal
Nama dit Ousmane DIARRA is a journalist based in Dakar, Senegal. I'm versatile. I have been working in this information profession since 2009 after my training in Dakar, Senegal. I worked in several information structures and in other countries in Africa. Through this job, I meet a lot of senior Read moreexecutives and personalities recognized throughout the world.
Languages
Bambara French
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Risk Analysis Breaking News Climate Change
+22

Yu Jiang

Uppsala, Sweden
Jiang Yu is a journalist based in Uppsala, Sweden.
Languages
English Japanese Chinese (Mandarin)
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Corporate Content
+7
Skills
Sports Current Affairs Breaking News
+5

Halima Abdulrauf

Abuja, Nigeria
Halima Abdulrauf is an international multimedia journalist based in Abuja, Nigeria.
Languages
English Hausa
Services
Live Reporting Fact Checking
Skills
Current Affairs Natural Disasters Entertainment & Celebrity
+17

Noura Hafaied

Tunis, Tunisia
Noura Hafaied is a journalist based in Hammamet, Tunisia.
am a trilingual journalist fluent in Arabic, English and French, I have been working as a reporter for the BBC and as aTV host in a Tunisian channel.
I cover North Africa and the Sahel. I did interviews and reports on Libya, Tunisia, Read moreMorocco, Algeria, Mauritania and Niger. 
I have a press credential card from the state authorities to facilitate my work.
Languages
Arabic English French
+2
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+10
Skills
Risk Analysis Travel Social
+8

Roselyne Min

Copenhagen, Denmark
I'm a multimedia journalist based in Copenhagen, Denmark with broad interests across the Nordic region.
Languages
English Korean Swedish
Services
Journalism
Skills
Cultural Investigative Reporting Research
+6

Samuel Okocha

Lagos, Nigeria
Samuel Okocha is a journalist based in Nigeria’s commercial capital, Lagos. He has extensive experience as a broadcaster, news editor, and freelance multimedia journalist.

As a multimedia journalist, he has produced content for international broadcast media outlets such as Voice of America, NPR, Read moreEuronews and Radio France International. In addition to producing original content for radio and television, he has also appeared live, providing insights on breaking news and current events from Nigeria, on various news media, including CBC News Network, CBS News radio, BBC Ulster, TRT, Alhurra TV and VOA. As well as working with broadcast media, he as deep and broad experience in writing about Nigeria and several African countries for specialist publications. A Bloomberg certified journalist, he currently edits commodity news at a Pan African investment research agency.

He is also a documentary and street photographer and author of the photobook From Nobody to Somebody: A Journalist’s Lagos Diary, which is listed on Amazon.

FURTHER NOTES:
             1. Experience with video rushes and fully produced packages for television 
             2. Experience with tape syncing and complete sound reporting for radio
             3. Generally available during weekends and the holiday season
             4. Generally available for live phoner for radio and television 
             5. Specialties: Clarity, conciseness and absolute attention to facts, details and deadlines.
Languages
English Igbo Yoruba
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+14
Skills
Risk Analysis Fact Checking Current Affairs
+5

Edgar Maciel

São Paulo, Brazil
My name is Edgar Maciel and I'm 30 years old. I have my major in Journalism at Pontifice University Catolic of Rio Grande do Sul. My mother tongue is Portuguese and I also speak Spanish and English fluently. I started my career in radio. I worked at Rádio Gaúcha and, recently, at Rádio CBN, the Read morebiggest radio in Brazil. I also had experience with television working for RBS TV, in Rio Grande do Sul, and for Band TV, as a digital editor.

In 2013, I moved to São Paulo and I took a specialization course about Economic Journalism at Fundação Getúlio Vargas. I worked for O Estado de São Paulo, one of the most important newspaper in Brazil, as a reporter. Over the last three years, I've had a lot of experiences with Journalism that has helped me improve my skills in different areas of Journalism. Besides economic issues, I'm interested in Human Rights, Politics and Latin American issues. At the moment, I'm working for Huffington Post in Brazil as a multimedia reporter and video editor.

Recently, I traveled to Amazonia's border, visiting Colombia, Peru and Brazil to research about HIV and Women Rights. I also covered the Olympic Games in Rio, presidential election in Brazil, in 2014, Dilma Roussef's impeachment, in 2016, and immigration issues in Brazil (such as Haitians and Syrian refugees).

I'm capable to write good articles, take photos as a photographer, record and edit videos and present any live program on radio or TV. Today, I'm a multimedia Journalist seeking opportunities .
Languages
English Spanish Portuguese
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Science & Environment Climate Change Fact Checking
+11

Linda Gradstein

Jerusalem, Israel
Linda Gradstein is a journalist based in Jerusalem, Israel. She has won several awards for her coverage, including the Overseas Press Club award for her coverage of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. She speaks Hebrew and Arabic and has a Masters in Arab Studies from Georgetown University in Read moreWashington DC.
Languages
Arabic Hebrew
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Research Fact Checking Social
+10

Kristina Jovanovski

Berlin, Germany
Kristina is a Canadian journalist based in Berlin with more than 15 years of experience, reporting across all platforms, as well as producing in television newsrooms. She has done a mix of video, radio and written reports, including for Euronews, NBC News, The Times of London, BBC, and DW among Read moreothers.

She films and edits her own packages using a Sony A73 and Adobe Premiere Pro.

She has done lives for Euronews, BBC (radio and television), Sky News, France 24, Al Jazeera, MSNBC, Monocle Radio and CBC television.

Previous to Germany, she was based in Turkey, which she still often covers, and before that, she reported on the war in Ukraine from 2014 to 2016 from both sides of the frontline.

Prior to Ukraine, she was based in Hungary. 

Kristina has extensive experience in enterprise reporting in challenging environments, from facing sniper fire to a massive natural disaster. A feature story she did on the 2023 earthquake in Turkey led the entire NBC News website, several packages she filmed, edited and reported for Euronews were picked up by EBU, and a digital video she pitched and filmed for Al Jazeera received a million views online.

She also worked as a news producer for Sky in London and as a news producer and writer for CBC and CTV in Toronto.

She has done hostile environment training, with the help of a Rory Peck Trust bursary.

She received a MA in journalism from Western University and Honours BA with distinction from the University of Toronto, specialising in political science.
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+14
Skills
Food & Drink Politics Sports
+22

Indra Yoga Mochamad

Central Jakarta, Indonesia
Hello, my name is Indra Yoga Mochamad (Indra Yoga).
I am a freelance journalist based in Jakarta, Indonesia.

I graduated from Paramadina University with a degree in International Relations in 2014.

My work experience in journalism began in 2014 when I worked for Cinemagz, an entertainment Read moremagazine focusing on films and TV programs, for about 8 months. After that I worked at the Indonesia News Agency, ANTARA, for about 4 years from 2015 to 2019. I have been working as a reporter for Taiwan Central News Agency’s branch in Jakarta since February 2019. Taiwan Central News Agency of is the national news agency of Taiwan. After that, around 2020 i joined Voice of America (VOA) as a freelance photographer, until April 2024.

I have experience in photography and videography on the ground of reporting breaking news, current events and various issues related to sports, lifestyle, culture, politics, music etc. I am passionate about capturing images to document an event, tell a story or convey a message to the world. I have uploaded some of my work, such as those about the refugees trapped in Indonesia, protests against Indonesia’s Omnibus Law, the inauguration of LRT Jakarta, search operation for the crashed Sriwijaya airplane, the Covid 19 pandemic, etc on my profile. I have a keen interests in journalism and I am skilled in tracking down the right sources, communicating with people and delivering quality news story in photo and video. I've also have experience in fixer.

If you need more information, please contact me via Message, Email or Whatsapp.

Thank You, Have a Nice Day.
Languages
English Indonesian
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Vox Pop
+8
Skills
Film & Theatre Fact Checking Sports
+12

Francis Ontomwa

Nairobi, Kenya
Francis Ontomwa is a journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya. Francis is an experienced bilingual investigative journalist and senior broadcast journalist with over a decade of leadership in international broadcasting. As a launch producer for BBC's current affairs show Kenya Connects, I successfully Read moreoversaw the launch and mentored early career journalists. Recognized for my in-depth reporting on public corruption, consumer rip-offs, and crime, with extensive experience spanning across Africa. Awarded the Media Council of Kenya's Press Freedom Award in 2017. Skilled in overseeing budgets, resource allocation, and mentoring emerging talent. Proficient in producing impactful content for various media platforms, upholding journalistic integrity, and driving positive change. Adept at managing complex investigations, fostering collaboration, and delivering engaging stories that resonate with diverse audiences.
Languages
English Swahili
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+13
Skills
Current Affairs Health & Fitness Natural Disasters
+13

Lisa Schlein

Genève, Switzerland
LISA SCHLEIN is a freelance journalist based in Geneva, Switzerland.  My reporting is largely centered around United Nations activities, including human rights, humanitarian (refugee and migration) issues, international political events, health, environment and development with a focus on Africa.  
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Media organizations for whom I have worked include Voice of America, Deutsche Welle, National Public Radio, ABC News, CBC, and Fox News.  My articles have been published in the International Herald Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Washington Post, Des Moines Register, Atlanta Journal & Constitution, Toronto Globe & Mail, New West Magazine and Science, among others.  

AWARDS include:
•	The Lowell Thomas Award (The Overseas Press Club of America): Best Radio News or Interpretation of Foreign Affairs (1996), “Land Mines: The Survivors Perspective”, produced for ABC News Radio
•	American Women in Radio and Television: Best Radio Documentary (1980), “Re-Entry Women: The Return to Campus”, produced for NPR Crossroads
Languages
English French
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+8
Skills
Natural Disasters Science & Environment Media Training
+6

Morais Selemane

Pemba, Mozambique
Morais Selemane is a journalist based in Pemba, Mozambique.
Languages
Portuguese
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Documentaries
+3
Skills
Investigative Reporting Breaking News

Mpanzu Sekele Spef

Matadi, Congo The Democratic Republic
Mpanzu Sekele Spef is a journalist based in  Matadi, province du Kongo Central en RDC, Correspondant de VOA LINGALA DEPUIS MATADI.
Reporter radio-télé et redacteur chez HOREB TV-FM avec une expérience de plus de dix ans dans  le journalisme. 
J'ai dirigé pendant presque 3 ans la production du Read moremagazine Télé promotion qui fait la promotion des entreprises et leurs produits et services, correspondant du magazine URBAN SCÈNE de la radio Okapi Kinshasa depuis Matadi. Mpanzu sekele aymard et mon vrai nom mais connu publiquement par le nom SPEF MPANZU
Languages
French Kongo Lingala
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Vox Pop Content Writing
+7
Skills
Politics Cultural Investigative Reporting
+2
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