Mathias Friis

Mathias Friis is the investigative editor at DR, the Danish public service broadcaster. He manages a team of journalists who produce in-depth stories for national TV and radio as well as online platforms. Prior to becoming an editor, Mathias worked as an investigative reporter at the news department of DR for seven years.

He has won several journalism awards for his stories and documentaries. Most recently, he exposed how a Danish company delivered jet fuel to the Russian air force in Syria in violation of EU sanctions.

Mathias sits in the board of the Danish Association of Investigative Journalism where he organizes conferences to educate, empower and connect journalists both in Denmark and abroad. He took his degree from The Danish School of Media and Journalism and San Francisco State University. In 2017, he was among the first cohort of fellows at Constructive Institute.