Harald Schumann is senior reporter with the Berlin based daily “Der Tagesspiegel” since 2004 and co-founder of the team project Investigate Europe. He has a degree in political ecology and started his career with the “tageszeitung”( (taz, Berlin). He was staff reporter with “Der Spiegel” for 18 years and has written several political non-fiction books, among them the international bestseller “The Global Trap” (1997), which has been translated to 24 languages. After the Lehmann crash Harald produced two documentaries (“The Secret Bank Bailout”, “The Trails of the Troika”) about the political mismanagement of the financial crisis in Europe , which have been broad-casted in 15 European countries and won the German TV Award. Since 2016 Harald works with 8 colleagues from 8 European countries in the team “Investigate Europe”, whose members work collectively on issues of pan-European relevance. The team members share all research results and publish individually according the needs of the respective national media partners.
Harald was selected for The European Press Prize Shortlist 2014 with ‘Europa in der Krise – der deutsche Irrweg’
Paul Radu is the executive director of the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project and a co-creator of the Investigative Dashboard concept, of Visual investigative Scenarios visualization software and a co-founder of RISE Project a platform for investigative reporters and hackers in Romania . He has held a number of fellowships, including the Alfred Friendly Press Fellowship in 2001, the Milena Jesenska Press Fellowship in 2002, the Rosalyn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism in 2007, the 2008 Knight International Journalism fellowship with the International Center for Journalists as well as a 2009-2010 Stanford Knight Journalism Fellowship. He is the recipient of numerous awards including in 2004, the Knight International Journalism Award and the Investigative Reporters and Editors Award, in 2007, the Global Shining Light Award, the Tom Renner Investigative Reporters and Editors Award, the 2011 the Daniel Pearl Award for Outstanding International Investigative Reporting and the 2015 European Press Prize. Paul is a board member with the Global Investigative Journalism Network.
Paul Radu was selected for the 2014 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘A Murderer’s Trail’ and won the 2015 Special Award with ‘The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project’