Christoph Lenz

Christoph Lenz was selected for the 2021 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘The climate disgrace of Visp.’

Christoph Lenz, born 1983, is an investigative reporter and staff writer for Tamedia news group and «Das Magazin» in Switzerland. He covers politics and business and the grey area where the two touch. He started at «Schaffhauser Nachrichten» in his native town and has since been reporting for «Der Bund», «Blick» and «Tages-Anzeiger». In 2017 he was awarded the Swiss Press Award (Category: Text) for exposing how a federal minister tried to create a tax loophole for agricultural land from which the ministers family would have profited heavily.