Vladimir Kostić was journalist and deputy editor-in-chief of CINS until January 2017, when he set off to pursue a freelance career. He investigated mainly organized crime and corruption, including tycoons and offshore companies, criminal groups, as well as media financing and ownership, and crime in football. Vladimir was awarded twice for the best online investigative story of the year in Serbia (2011, 2013). He was a finalist for the award in 2016. He trains journalist on submitting FOIA requests, searching databases and online security.
Vladimir Kostić won the 2017 European Press Prize Investigative Reporting Award with ‘Series of articles on corruption and organized crime’