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GIJN 2023 Board Election Results: Four Incumbents Re-Elected, Three New Members

GIJN’s board is now made up of Anton Harber (South Africa), Oleg Khomenok (Ukraine), Syed Nazakat (India), Bruce Shapiro (US), Khadija Sharife (South Africa), Margo Smit (Netherlands), and Nina Selbo Torset (Norway).

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GIJN Schedules 2023 Board Election

GIJN is scheduling new elections for its board of directors. There are openings for seven seats on the 15-member board. Each of GIJN’s 244 member organizations is entitled to one vote, which is cast by its designated representative. Those interested in running for the board have until August 7 to apply to be candidates.

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GIJN Marks Its 20th Anniversary

Hey, everyone… It’s GIJN’s anniversary! Twenty years ago, a band of nonprofits came together to form a network to support investigative and data journalism around the world. This was at the second Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Copenhagen, back in 2003. Since then — thanks to you — our growth has surprised even us.

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GIJN Names Emilia Díaz-Struck as New Executive Director

Award-winning journalist Emilia Díaz-Struck has been named the incoming executive director of the Global Investigative Journalism Network, an association of more than 240 investigative journalism nonprofits throughout the world. Díaz-Struck will join GIJN as editor-at-large in mid-August, and then become executive director in September at the biennial conference of the network in Gothenburg, Sweden, September 19- 22.

GIJC23 Call for Papers

This is a call for submission of abstracts by March 27, 2023, of no more than 300 words for a short paper and panel presentation at the 2023 Global Investigative Journalism Conference.

Happy New Year from GIJN!

GIJC23 Global Shining Light Award Submissions Open

Submissions are now open for the GIJC23 Global Shining Light Award. This unique award, sponsored by the Global Investigative Journalism Network, honors investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions.

David Kaplan to Bid Farewell at Global Conference in September

After more than a decade of leadership of the Global Investigative Journalism Network, Executive Director David Kaplan has announced he will retire from his position in September 2023 at the Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden. Kaplan was among those representing 30 member organizations that founded the Network in 2003 and became its first full-time executive director in February 2012.

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Global Investigative Journalism Conference Moves to Gothenburg, Sweden, Sept. 19-22, 2023

The 2023 Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC23) is now scheduled for September 19 – 22 in the historic city of Gothenburg, Sweden. GIJN is excited to join with two local co-hosts for the 13th iteration of its conference: The Fojo Media Institute at Linnaeus University, and Föreningen Grävande Journalister, Sweden’s national association of investigative journalists.

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Grants and Fellowships for Journalists

Seeking a chance to improve your skills and expand your world? Tired of the everyday routine in your newsroom? We regularly update our guide to grants and fellowships. These are programs of special interest to investigative journalists around the world. There are plenty of short-term and long-term opportunities, both for staff and freelance reporters. Follow the links […]