Tamás Bodoky is the founder and editor of atlatszo.hu, a watchdog NGO and online newspaper for investigative journalism in Hungary.
He has been a journalist since 1996. Before founding atlatszo.hu he worked at Index.hu for nine years in different journalistic and editorial positions. Tamás won the Göbölyös Soma Prize for investigative journalism in 2008, and the Szabadság Prize in 2009 for his articles on Hungary's 2006 unrest and police brutality. His first book (Tresspasses, 2009) covers the issue of riot police brutality in 2006. He has won the Iustitia Regnorum Fundamentum and the Hungarian Pulitzer Memorial Prize for his investigative articles and FOI lawsuits on corruption cases.
Tamás holds an MSc degree in Agricultural Sciences and a PhD degree in Communication. He is a member of the international investigative journalism networks Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project and The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.
He is the winner of the 2015 Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Award for Digital Activism.