Mariana Rata is Coordinating Editor at the Centre for Investigative Journalism of Moldova. She has been awarded many national prizes in the field of investigative journalism. In 2013, she was named one of the 10 best journalists of the year in the Republic of Moldova. In 2016, Mariana Rata won the first place in the competitionof the best journalistic investigations on corruption, organized by UNDP. She began her journalistic career at the newspaper “Jurnal de Chisinau”, where she had worked for ten years. In 2009-2010 she was the host of the political talkshow “Issues of the Day” on Jurnal TV channel. From 2013 to 2016 she was deputy editor-in-chief of „Ziarul National” newspaper.
Mariana Rata was selected for the 2017 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘Anabolics Mafia’