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Journalists Who Do Investigative Journalism



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
Business Finance Politics
+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
Business Finance Current Affairs
+7

William Mapote

Maputo, Mozambique
William Mapote is a journalist based in Maputo, Mozambique. Have more than 20 year experience in Journalism, with focus on Politics, Economics and Finance, for radio, TV and Print.
Worked as a local stringer to Reuters, Bloomberg and Africa Media Group (Kenia). Locally, worked at Mediacoop, SOICO Read moreGroup.
Since 2011 till now, is a correspondent of VOA Portuguese service based in Maputo.
Languages
English Portuguese
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+10
Skills
Fact Checking

Lameck Masina

Blantyre, Malawi
Experienced and an established international freelance journalist with an office in Malawi's commercial capital Blantyre. I do radio,  print and TV stories with 21 years of practical experience in journalism.  I am an accredited stringer for the Voice of America, a correspondent for the Africa Read moreBusiness magazine (UK) and also I contribute to its sister publications New African and African Banker magazines. I am the contributor for Radio World International edition (USA) and African Argumnets online publication as well as Zitamar Online based in Mozambique. I also  filed for Inter Press service both print and podcast and for Al jazeera online for Africa Desk. I was also filing for for the defunct Thinkafriacapress.com
Languages
English
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+9
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+8

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
Business Politics Current Affairs
+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
Business Politics Technology
+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
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+7

Godwin Mangudya

Harare, Zimbabwe
Godwin Mangudya is a multimedia journalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe.  I have over the last 13 years stringed for the VOA Zimbabwe Service (Studio7). I have previously worked for the Zimbabwe Inter Africa News Agency, The Associated Newspapers of Zimbabwe as a senior reporter prior to its closure Read moreby the government of Zimbabwe in 2003.  I have strung for a number of news organisation such as Zimonline and the La Times.
Languages
English
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+8
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+5

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
Business Finance Politics
+12

Kudzayi Zvinavashe

Harare, Zimbabwe
Kudzayi Zvinavashe is a journalist/ photojournalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe. He has contributed content to various local and international publications. His bylines can be found at ****** ****** ****** ****** among many other platforms.
Languages
English Shona Zulu
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+11
Skills
Business Politics Current Affairs
+4

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
Business Politics Current Affairs
+8

Victor Atsu Tamakloe

Accra, Ghana
Victor Atsu Tamakloe is a journalist based in Accra, Ghana.
He has worked for many media houses across the Ghanaian media landscape. 
First for Focus One Media Group, then Skyy Media Group, and now the Asaase Broadcasting Company.
Languages
English
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+13
Skills
Sports Fact Checking

Jimmy Shukrani Bakomera

Goma, Congo The Democratic Republic
Jimmy Shukrani Bakomera is a journalist based in Goma, Congo The Democratic Republic.
Languages
English French Lingala
+2
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Vox Pop News Gathering
+9
Skills
Finance Politics Current Affairs
+13

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
Business Finance Politics
+22

Mqondisi Dube

Gaborone, Botswana
Mqondisi Dube is a seasoned journalist based in Gaborone, South-East, Botswana, with a specialized focus on political and sports reporting across the African continent. His work has brought critical regional issues to the forefront, including in-depth coverage of significant meetings such as the Read moreSouthern African Development Double Troika. Dube's reporting often delves into the complexities of political instability, with a particular emphasis on the situations in Lesotho and Zimbabwe, providing nuanced insights into the challenges and developments within these nations.

In the realm of sports journalism, Dube has demonstrated a sharp eye for the intricacies of FIFA politics. His investigative reporting scrutinized the presidential campaign of Tokyo Sexwale, offering a critical analysis of the electoral processes and power dynamics at play within the international football organization. Furthermore, Dube has closely followed the career of Nijel Amos, a prominent Botswanan athlete, chronicling his journey and accomplishments in major international competitions such as the World Championships and the Olympics. Through his reporting, Dube has highlighted the significance of sports figures like Amos in representing Botswana on the global stage and has contributed to the broader narrative of African athletes in the world of sports.
Languages
English Ndebele Tswana
+1
Services
Interview (Video / Broadcast) News Gathering Feature Stories
+3
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Science & Environment
+4

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
Politics Science & Environment Medical
+8

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
Current Affairs Media Training Investigative Reporting
+5

Óscar Orte Medeiros

São Tomé, Sao Tome and Principe
Óscar Orté de Almeida Medeiros was born in São Tomé and Príncipe on December 10, 1968. He has Portuguese and Santomean nationality, is married and currently lives on the island of São Tomé. Education: Journalism (Bachelor). Schooling: 12th Grade. A journalist with over 34 years of experience, he Read morebegan his career in 1989 at the Santomean Television (TVS). He joined the Radio and Television of Portugal – African Delegation (RTP) in 1997. Since 1999 he has been a correspondent for Portuguese Broadcasting Radio (RDP). From 2005, he is correspondent for Voice Of America (VOA).
Languages
Spanish French Portuguese
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+14
Skills
Fact Checking

Gaël Mpoyo

Winnipeg, Canada
Gaël Mpoyo est un journaliste basé à Bukavu, République Démocratique  Congo. 13 ans d'expérience dans le journalisme de terrain, Vice-président de l'Union nationale de la presse du Congo section  du Sud-Kivu, fondateur du média en ligne libregrandlac.com, correspondant Est RDC de la chaîne Read morepanafricaine Africanews, Journaliste d'investigation de  The Museba project, Spécialiste des questions   de la région des Grands Lacs Africains.
Avant avec RTGA, Vision SHALA TV et FM,
Languages
English French Kongo
+2
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast)
+19
Skills
Business Finance Politics
+21

Muheet Ul Islam

Srinagar, India
Muheet Ul Islam is a journalist and filmmaker who reports from the Indian-administered Kashmir.  His expertise lies in narrative journalism, honed at the Central University of Kashmir.

Muheet's work transcends borders, gaining recognition from a vast network of international media outlets.  Read moreThese include established names like TRT World, Voice of America, The New Arab, Newsweek Middle East and The Diplomat reflecting his dedication to sharing the stories of Kashmir with a global audience.
Languages
English Hindi Urdu
Services
Video Package (Web / Broadcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+14
Skills
Climate Change Fact Checking

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
Business Politics Investigative Reporting
+2

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
Finance Politics Current Affairs
+11

Chia Ling Tang

Taipei, Taiwan
I started my media career in 1998 and had 25 years of media experience. Before joining in VOA, I worked as a senior editor for Taiwan's mainstream newspaper “Liberty Times” and a journalist as the deputy convener. Besides, I worked as a reporter and radio host at Radio Free Asia.

When in Liberty Read moreTimes, I won the second Leopard Journalism Award and was shortlisted for the Zeng Xubai Public Service Reporting Award. In addition, I conducted an exclusive interview with the former Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan which was published on the headlines of the front page of Liberty Times.

I exposed a series of nuclear-related frauds on the front page exclusively, which has aroused Taiwanese people’s attention to nuclear power plant 4, set off a wave of civil movements, and prompted the government to declare nuclear power plant 4 to be sealed. In addition, I was the first to report on the issue of PM2.5 air pollution, which made people start to understand and care about the PM2.5 issue, prompting the Environmental Protection Agency to start to publish the official PM2.5 annual report, and made many temples such as Longshan Temple and Xingtian Temple begin to reduce the incense burners. 

When working in Radio Free Asia, I wrote reports related to the presidential palace, cross-strait, national defense, and foreign affairs, and hosted a radio program on environmental protection issues, interviewing the former Norwegian Prime Minister Mrs. Gro Harlem Brundtland and Dr. Hansen, the father of global warming et al.

I obtained my master's degree in public administration from National Chengchi University and a bachelor's degree in Chinese major and foreign languages minor from Tsing Hua University in Taiwan.
Languages
English Chinese (Mandarin)
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Feature Stories
+5
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Technology
+6

Philip Willan

Roma, Italy
Philip Willan is a freelance journalist and author who has worked in Italy for more than 30 years. He has specialised in cold war intrigues and parapolitics. As well as reporting for electronic media, Philip writes for the Times of London and, on information technology, for IDG News Service.
Languages
English French Italian
Services
Feature Stories Content Writing Corporate Content
+6
Skills
Fact Checking

Kris Cheng

London, United Kingdom
Kris Cheng is a journalist based in London, United Kingdom, freelancing for Voice of America. I previously covered politics, Greater China and diplomacy from Hong Kong, mostly with the Hong Kong Free Press.

See my Muck Rack profile: https://muckrack.com/kris-cheng-1
Languages
English Japanese Chinese (Mandarin)
Services
Audio package (Radio / Podcast) Interview (Video / Broadcast) Vox Pop
+13
Skills
Politics Current Affairs Media Training
+6
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