Giacomo Zandonini

Giacomo Zandonini was selected for the 2024 Shortlist with The EU Fight Against Child Pornography Stokes Fears of Widespread Online Surveillance.

Giacomo Zandonini’s work focuses on European public policies in the areas of migration, border control and digital surveillance. He has been reporting extensively  from the Sahel and West Africa, with a particular attention to migration  and counter terrorism in Niger. His investigations, reports and long reads were featured in The Guardian, Der Spiegel, Die Zeit, Republik, Foreign Policy, De Groene Amsterdammer, Le Monde, Médiapart, De Correspondent, El Diario, Balkan Insight, Solomon, Irpi Media, Internazionale, La Repubblica, L’Espresso. 

He was awarded the Media Migration Award (2017), the True Story Award (2019) and the Evens Foundation Journalism Prize for Geopolitics (2022).  He believes in collaborations and strives to identify new narratives and angles to tell stories that matter.