Oleg Khomenok is a senior media adviser of the Internews Network and program manager of the Strengthening of Investigative Reporting in Ukraine project (Slidstvo.info). He has over 20 years of experience in journalism, media education, and managing investigative reporting and media support projects in the post-Soviet media environment. He also has eight years of experience working as a reporter investigating political campaigns and ethnic minority issues in Crimea.
Oleg has been involved in establishing and managing SCOOP projects in Ukraine and Belarus since 2003, and has extensive experience consulting, coordinating, and networking investigative reporters. He is co-founder of the Crimean Information and Press Center and Regional Press Development Institute, two Ukrainian members of GIJN. Over the past decade he has conducted several dozen trainings in investigative journalism techniques and strategies for investigative reporters in Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Moldova, and other countries of the Caucasus and Central Asia. As coordinator of the award-winning project YanukovychLeaks.org, Oleg together with a team of Ukrainian reporters organized tens of thousands of financial documents from the former Ukrainian president, rescuing and publishing them online.