Alessia Cerantola

Member, Icij

Alessia Cerantola is an investigative journalist working with OCCRP. She has been reporting from Italy and Japan since 2007, with a special focus on the aftermath of the March 2011 earthquake, the ensuing tsunami and the Fukushima nuclear disaster. She covered environmental and health issues, sex crimes and corruption for a cross section of media including the Guardian, The Japan Times, The Intercept and Report -RAI. She is also a co-founder of the Investigative Reporting Project Italy (IRPI), a member of the ICIJ and a contributing reporter with the BBC World Service. Her work has been honoured with several journalism awards and nominations, including the Press Freedom Award 2012 by Reporters Without Borders and Unesco, Austria. In 2016 she was part of the Pulitzer Prize winning investigation of the Panama Papers.

Alessia is speaking at

Documentaries French Translation
September 26, 2019
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Lecture Hall 150, HafenCity Universit├Ąt (HCU)



Investigative podcasts are currently some of the most popular series among podcast listeners and are well suited to the many twists and turns of an investigation. What does it take to get into this hot medium? How can you benefit from using effective audio and storytelling techniques to draw listeners in to investigative stories?

Join this international panel of investigative reporters and producers who have turned their investigations into impactful and award-winning podcasts in Canada, Germany, France, and the US.

French translation for this session is provided by CFI, the French media development organization.

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