The jury for the European cross-border working grant programme consists of four experienced personalities knowledgeable in the field of journalism and media. Membership is rotating and anonymous, although the names of the jury members are made public once they step out of the jury. Here is a list of all former Journalismfund.eu jury members.
Mar Cabra (Spain): 2013 - 2017
Mar Cabra is a data editor at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ). Her interview with Journalismfund.eu (EN) can be found here - 10 November 2017.
Joop Bouma (The Netherlands): 2012 - 2015
Joop Bouma, Netherlands, is an editor and reporter for the Dutch daily newspaper Trouw, where he has covered environmental and criminal beats and has also served as national editor. Bouma is also an ICIJ member.
Tiit Hennoste (Estonia): 2009-2015
Tiit Hennoste is an Estonian media scholar and linguist. He lectures at Tartu University. (Photo © University of Tartu / Andres Tennus)
Hans-Martin Tillack (Germany): 2009-2013
Hans-Martin Tillack is a German investigative journalist at Stern magazine. In the early 2000s, he began investigating and ultimately exposed the Eurostat fraud scandal. In 2005 he was awarded the Leipzig Prize for the Freedom and Future of the Media for his EU investigations. (Photo © journalist.de)
Find out more about him below:
- Geld von der Stiftung ("Foundation money") (DE) - Stern.de, 11 November 2013
- Interview with Journalismfund.eu (EN) - 7 November 2013
Nils Mulvad (Denmark): 2009 -2013
Nils Mulvad is an associate professor at The Danish School of Media and Journalism and partner and editor at Kaas & Mulvad. He co-founded Farmsubsidy.org and the Global Investigative Journalism Network and co-organised the two first Global Investigative Journalism Conferences. He specialises in the development of new methods in data journalism and using mobile and social media for journalism. In 2006 he won the European Journalist of the Year award by the European Voice.
Find out more about him below.
- Interview for Journalismfund.eu (EN) - 26 March 2013
- Interview for Journalisten.dk (DK) - 4 April 2013
David Leigh (United Kingdom): 2009-2011
David Leigh used to be the investigations executive editor of Britsh newspaper The Guardian. He worked on the jailing of Jonathan Aitken and the exposure of secret payments by arms company BAE and some of the Wikileaks disclosures. He retired in 2013.