Our Members

IDL-Reporteros, Peru

IDL-Reporteros, based in Lima, is an independent program of the Instituto de Defensa Legal (IDL), Peru’s premier human rights organization. Since its creation in 2009, IDL-Reporteros has published more than 500 investigations on a range of topics from drug trafficking to the extractive industries. Its stories include an investigation into corruption that forced the vice president to step down, as well as a series on fraud in the fishing industry that brought about important regulatory changes.  

IHECS Academy, Belgium

IHECS Academy is a nonprofit lifelong training center based in Brussels, Belgium and is located at the journalism and communication school IHECS (Institut des Hautes Etudes des Communications Sociales). They provide training in the fields of communication and journalism to an audience of both students and professionals. IHECS Academy offers a 15-ECTS long-term investigative reporting program (69 hours) to professional journalists.

IndiaSpend, India

IndiaSpend was founded in the wake of a mass anti-corruption movement in India led by activist Anna Hazare in 2011. IndiaSpend picked up where the agitation left off, with the larger objective of bringing data into the highly emotion charged debates on governance, transparency and accountability.


inewsource (United States) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan newsroom dedicated to improving lives in the San Diego, California, region and beyond through impactful, data-based investigative and accountability journalism. Its investigative content is produced for the web, radio and television, and is distributed through a variety of partners, most significantly through a unique agreement with public broadcaster KPBS in San Diego.

Information for Development Trust, Zimbabwe

Information for Development Trust (Zimbabwe) is a Zimbabwean nonprofit dedicated to building the capacity of newsroom-based journalists, freelancers and media houses to investigate corruption. IDT does this through the provision of grants, training and mentoring, working towards the enhancement of transparency, accountability and integrity in public-private sector governance.

Ink Centre For Investigative Journalism, Botswana

INK Centre for Investigative Journalism is Botswana’s first non-profit, non-partisan news organization registered as a charitable organization with Registrar of Deeds (Botswana) in February 2015. The centre develops investigative journalism in the public interest essential in promoting an open, accountable and just democracy. The Centre also supports local investigative journalists with professional and financial assistance.

Inkyfada, Tunisia

Inkyfada (Tunisia) is a web magazine specialized in investigation and data-journalism, created by a team of journalists, developers and graphic designers. “They take the time for information that counts and content sought. Inkyfada.com provides keys to understand and reflect on the society in which we live. Inkyfada.com uses the new technologies of the web to serve journalistic content, to make each navigation a unique narrative experience”. Inkyfada is a project of the Tunisian NGO Al Khatt.

InSight Crime, Colombia/USA

InSight Crime is a foundation dedicated to the research, analysis, and investigation of organized crime in Latin America and the Caribbean. The organization seeks to deepen and inform the debate about organized crime in the region by providing the general public with regular reporting on the subject and on efforts to combat it.

Institute for Investigative Journalism

Institute for Investigative Journalism (Canada) unites media organizations and journalism schools across Canada in order to provide students with practical training and carry out large-scale investigations in the national public interest. Through collaborative projects coordinated by the IIJ based in Concordia University, students across Canada gain skills under the guidance of seasoned professionals, joining a close-knit community of reporters.

Institute for Nonprofit News (INN), USA

The Institute for Nonprofit News helps nonprofit news organizations produce and distribute stories with impact, achieve cost efficiencies by pooling resources and develop new revenue streams to become sustainable businesses. Its mission is to promote the value and benefit of public-service and investigative journalism.

Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR), UK

IWPR gives voice to people at the frontlines of conflict, crisis and change. From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, IWPR helps people in the world’s most challenging environments have the information they need to drive positive changes in their lives — holding government to account, demanding constructive solutions, strengthening civil society and securing human rights. Amid war, dictatorship, and political transition, IWPR forges the skills and capacity of local journalism, strengthens local media institutions and engages with civil society and governments to ensure that information achieves impact.

Instituto Prensa y Sociedad (IPYS), Peru

The Institute for Press and Society (El Instituto Prensa y Sociedad, or IPYS) is one of Latin America’s leading media NGOs. Based in Lima, IPYS does trainings, monitors and lobbies for press freedom, and sponsors awards and conferences. Each year IPYS sponsors, with Transparency International, COLPIN, Latin America’s investigative journalism conference, which draws some 200 journalists from a dozen countries, where it gives out a coveted investigative reporting award.

Institutt for Journalistikk (IJ), Norway

IJ Institutt for Journalistikk’s purpose is to help raise the quality of Norwegian journalism, through skills development courses. The courses are held in Fredrikstad, in media companies, at conferences nationwide, and at study trips abroad. IJ also offers courses for companies outside the media industry, such as writing courses.

Interlink Academy (Germany)

The Interlink Academy for International Dialog and Journalism strives to professionalize journalism and advance freedom of the media around the globe. The organization was established in 2014, it is not for profit and serves the global community of journalists. The focus of the Interlink Academy is on the new opportunities in research and publishing opening up with the digitization of the media. They develop and organize international conferences, exchange programs and professional trainings for journalists from all spheres worldwide.  

International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), US

The International Center for Journalists advances quality journalism worldwide. Its hands-on programs combine the best professional practices with new technologies. ICFJ has worked with more than 140,000 professional and citizen journalists and media managers from 180 countries.

International Centre for Investigative Reporting, Nigeria

The ICIR is an independent nonprofit investigative journalism news agency. Since it commenced operations in 2012, the Centre has undertaken several incisive investigative reports. The ICIR is also helping to build investigative reporting units and popularizing watchdog reporting in other newsrooms across the country.

International Consortium for Investigative Journalism (ICIJ), US

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists is both a small, resourceful newsroom with its own reporting team, as well as a global network of reporters and media organizations who work together to investigate the most important stories in the world. Founded in 1997, ICIJ was launched as a project of the Center for Public Integrity to extend the Center’s style of watchdog journalism, focusing on issues that do not stop at national frontiers: cross-border crime, corruption, and the accountability of power.

International Media Support (IMS), Denmark

International Media Support (IMS) is a non-profit media development organization working to support local media in countries affected by armed conflict, human insecurity and political transition. It works in more than 30 countries across four continents promoting press freedom, good journalism and safety for journalists.

Internews, US

Internews is an international non-profit organization whose mission is to empower local media worldwide to give people the news and information they need, the ability to connect and the means to make their voices heard. Across the world, Internews is providing training, mentoring and small grants to support local investigative journalism initiatives.

Investico (Netherlands)

Investico (Netherlands) is the leading platform for investigative journalism in The Netherlands, collaborating with national news media like daily newspaper Trouw, weekly De Groene Amsterdammer, national daily television Nieuwsuur, weekly national radio Argos and many others. Investico focusses on structural stories and intends to offer a counterbalance to the focus on short-term issues that often dominates the public debate.

Investigativ.ch, Switzerland

Investigativ.ch is a Swiss association of investigative reporters. It was founded in 2010. As a network for professionals they provide trainings and online tools and, if necessary, act as a pressure group for transparency in the public domain and media freedom.

Investigative Journalism Center of Moldova

The Investigative Journalism Center of Moldova is a non-governmental organization created in 2003. The main activity of the center is directed toward improving the quality of investigative journalism in Moldova, strengthen the capacity of investigative journalists, promoting best practices and techniques for investigative journalism as well and conducting public awareness campaigns.

Investigative Journalism Center, Croatia (IJC)

Established in 2003 as a non-profit NGO, Investigative Journalism Center (IJC) supports development of investigative reporting in Croatia and in other countries of the South East Europe. IJC has a pool of trainers/mentors, it organizes investigative reporting workshops and cooperates with similar organizations.

Investigative Journalism Programme, Wits Univ., South Africa

The Investigative Journalism Programme at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits University) offers courses in investigative and data journalism, organizes the annual African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC), formerly known as Power Reporting, manages fellowships and grants for investigative projects, and sponsors the Taco Kuiper Award.

Investigative Journalists of Armenia (HETQ)

Hetq online has been published in Yerevan, Armenia, since 2001, and has published articles and investigations in both Armenian and English since 2002. Hetq is updated every week and its articles are later republished by various newspapers. It also produces documentaries. Students from the Department of Journalism at Yerevan State University also receive practical experience by working with Hetq online. Hetq online is the first publication in Armenia to adopt a Code of Ethics and introduced the practice of team investigations into Armenian journalism.

Investigative Journalists’ Team “iFact”

Investigative Journalists’ Team “iFact” (Georgia) was founded by a women journalists team in 2016, and includes two investigative newsrooms across Georgia. iFact is the only investigative media in Georgia which produces multimedia content. It aims to raise awareness about investigative journalism in the country and shed light on the uncovered topics.

Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE), US

Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of investigative reporting. IRE was formed in 1975 to create a forum in which journalists throughout the world could help each other by sharing story ideas, newsgathering techniques and news sources. IRE provides members access to thousands of reporting tip sheets and other materials through its resource center and hosts conferences and specialized training throughout the country.  

Investigative Reporting Workshop (IRW), US

The Investigative Reporting Workshop, a project of the School of Communication (SOC) at American University, is a nonprofit, professional newsroom. The Workshop publishes in-depth stories at investigativereportingworkshop.org about government and corporate accountability, ranging widely from the environment and health to national security and the economy. The Workshop pairs experienced professional reporters and editors with graduate students, and co-publishes with mainstream media partners and nonprofit newsrooms.


IREX is an international nonprofit organization founded in 1968. Its staff works with partners in more than 120 countries. IREX has an extensive and diversified track record in assisting journalists and media organizations to provide the essential news and information the public needs to demand more accountable governance. IREX offers both the broader competence necessary to address the context in which investigative journalists work and the specialized expertise specific to investigative journalism.

iWatch Africa, Ghana

iWatch Africa is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting data and investigative journalism in Africa. It holds training programs for journalists throughout the year, including providing funding for investigative stories. Based in Ghana, iWatch Africa is committed to promoting transparency and accountability in the region.