Cláudia Marques Santos

Cláudia Marques Santos was selected for the 2024 Shortlist with “How Am I Going To Ask a Hospital for Help if the Abuse Happens in the Hospital?”: Sexual Violence in Hospitals and Doctor’s Offices.

Cláudia Marques Santos is a freelance journalist based in Lisbon, whose work has been published in Observador, Público, Visão, Expresso, Diário de Notícias, LER and Setenta e Quatro. She is Portugal’s Innocence Project president, which journalistically investigates cases that may have resulted in wrongful convictions in court. In 2022, together with eight colleagues, she formed the first Portuguese collaborative journalism consortium. She has received grants from Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, The New Journalism/ Gabriel García Márquez Foundation and the Pulitzer Center. She also teaches cultural journalism at Universidade Nova de Lisboa and journalistic writing, hermeneutics and semiotics in Universidade Lusófona.