Ida Nyegård Espersen (1986) is a Danish reporter. In her work, she combines classical investigative journalism and narrative journalism. Often, her stories are an exploration of what complex phenomena, for instance globalization, means in practice for both societies and individuals. During her time as a freelancer, she reported from countries like Afghanistan, Iraq and Jordan. She has previously worked in the investigative team at the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten. Today, she is a journalist in the investigative team at the Danish newspaper Berlingske.
Ida Nyegård Espersen won the 2018 European Press Prize Special Award with ‘This crime only requires poverty, internet, and a distant buyer‘