Jenna Corderoy is a reporter for openDemocracy’s investigations team. She specialises in obtaining documents under the Freedom of Information Act, and has brought several (and successful) FOI challenges at tribunal. She also specialises in obtaining information under data protection laws.  

Her work on access to information has been widely recognised. In 2022, openDemocracy won Campaign of the Year at the British Journalism Awards for their work on transparency in British public life. In 2021, she was shortlisted for Private Eye’s Paul Foot Award for an openDemocracy investigation into the government’s ‘Clearing House’ and the state of freedom of information.

In 2019, she was also longlisted for the Paul Foot Award and shortlisted for the investigations category for the British Journalism Awards.

Jenna Corderoy

Basic information

Jenna Corderoy
Investigative reporter
United Kingdom

Supported projects

Universities Accept Fossil Fuel Funding

  • Education
  • Energy
  • Finance

OXFORD – Fuelling academia: OpenDemocracy and Investigate Europe find that Europe’s leading universities have received at least €260 million from fossil fuel giants and taken advice on degree curricullae. 

universities funding in europe

Environmental campaigners ‘spied on’ ahead of Sadiq Khan event

  • Environment
  • Industry

openDemocracy revealed that environmental campaigners were ‘spied on’ ahead of a London mayor event at the O2 arena