Daniel Drepper


Daniel Drepper is a Senior Reporter at Correct!v, the first nonprofit investigative newsroom in the German-speaking world.

Until May 2014, Daniel was a Fellow at the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism and a Scholar at the Brown Institute for Media Innovation at Columbia University in New York City. Between 2010 and 2013, Daniel worked in the research department of Funke-Mediengruppe where he won the “Wächterpreis” award and was named journalist of the year in the Newcomer category.

Daniel has worked as a freelance journalist for Deutschlandfunk, WDR, Zeit-Online and FAZ, among others. He also launched the research platform fussballdoping.de for the WAZ-Group, which brought him a nomination for the Grimme-Online-Award. Daniel has a degree in journalism and wrote his thesis about the German Freedom of Information Act.

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Events in past editions
#IJF16 / 6 april 2016

Investigative research 101

This session gives you an introduction into how to do investigative work. How do you get an idea to work on, shape your hypothesis, think about documents and freedom of information requests as well ...