Patricia Evangelista

Investigative Reporter, Rappler

Patricia Evangelista is a Manila-based trauma journalist covering disaster, conflict, and human rights. She was a fellow of the South East Asian Press Alliance, the Dart Center's Ochberg International Fellowship for Trauma, and the Logan Nonfiction Fellowship. She is currently a Future of Security fellow at the Washington-based think tank New America. Her reporting of armed conflict as well as the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan was awarded the Agence France-Presse Kate Webb Prize for exceptional journalism in dangerous conditions. Her narrative series for Rappler, Impunity, covering the Philippine drug war, is a recipient of the Human Rights Press Award, three Society of Publishers in Asia awards for Excellence in Feature Writing, Investigative Reporting and Human Rights Reporting, and was a 2018 finalist for the Osborn Elliott Prize for Journalism. She is on sabbatical while writing a narrative nonfiction book on the Philippine drug war.

Patricia is speaking at

Crime & Corruption
September 27, 2019
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
K4, Der Spiegel



When the state itself commits murder, how do you report on it? When the very officials entrusted with public safety are its worst offenders, what should journalists do? Come listen to these extraordinary journalists who have covered state-sponsored murder committed by officials from El Salvador, the Philippines, and Russia.

French Translation
September 28, 2019
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Holcim Auditorium, HafenCity Universität (HCU)



What does it take to succeed as a woman in the world of investigative journalism? In this lightning round session, leading women muckrakers from around the world will present strategies they used in their professional work, and will offer advice on everything from dealing with bad bosses to balancing work and family. As in other lightning rounds, each speaker has just five to seven minutes for her presentation. Come and be inspired.

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

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