Boyoung Lim

Reporter, Korea Center for Investigative Journalism (KCIJ) - Newstapa

Boyoung Lim, Korea, is a reporter at the Korea Center for Investigative Journalism (KCIJ) - Newstapa. After graduating from the National Police University with a focus on law and criminal investigation, Lim started working as a police officer in 2011. She worked as a patrol officer, cybercrime investigator and an international cooperation officer for cybercrime investigations. In 2016, she switched law enforcement for journalism; applying her investigation experience to a broader scope of issues. After joining KCIJ-Newstapa in December 2016, she worked on OCCRP’s global money laundering investigation the Russian Laundromat in 2017, and then the Troika Laundromat in 2019. She participated in the Paradise Papers, Panama Papers, and the Implant Files with ICIJ partners. An international investigation of pseudo-scientific publications led by Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR), in which she took part, won several domestic journalism awards.

Boyoung is speaking at

French Translation
September 26, 2019
4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Holcim Auditorium, HafenCity Universität (HCU)


  • Scilla Alecci (Moderator, Speaker) Reporter, Asia partnership coordinator, ICIJ
  • Paul Radu (Speaker) Director, OCCRP
  • Axel Gordh Humlesjö (Speaker) Investigative reporter , Swedish Television
  • Boyoung Lim (Speaker) Reporter, Korea Center for Investigative Journalism (KCIJ) - Newstapa
  • Svea Eckert (Speaker) Reporter, NDR


The number of state-of-the-art, cross-border investigative projects is growing. The most famous include those run by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and the Organized Crime & Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP). But those collaborations are being joined by others around the world, and they are having significant impact.

Come hear editors and top reporters from ICIJ, OCCRP, Swedish public television, and Korea's Center for Investigative Journalism (KCIJ) on how they organize such complex projects, and what their secrets are to managing both tough investigations and even tougher investigators.

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

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