Márton Sarkadi-Nagy (28) is a freelance investigative reporter based in Budapest, Hungary.

He is working closely with Atlatszo.hu, a Hungarian investigative journalism & anticorruption & freedom of information advocacy NGO, whose team of collaborating investigative reporters run a similarly named news site which is part of the Organised Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP).

Formerly he has worked for a handful of Hungarian independent media organisations including Index, Hírszerző, and HVG Online.

He has attended an Introduction to Illicit Finance, Financial Secrecy and Asset Recovery training organised by the the Centre of Investigative Journalism and the Tax Justice Network and an international investigative journalism workshop organised by Atlatszo.hu and Rise Project, another OCCRP member organisation. 

He is fluent and able to write in both English and Hungarian.

For his stories and impact, check this page and go here to contact him.

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Márton Sarkadi Nagy

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How Ukraine exports illegal timber to the EU

  • Economy

KIEV - In the course of the moratorium on forest felling in Ukraine, bypassing not only national legislation but also EU regulations and certifications, Ukrainian timber is cut and harvested at such a rate that over four years its exports to the EU countries increased by 75%, exceeding the mark in a billion Euro in 2017.

This is how Hungary’s ‘independent’ news media is being tampered with

  • Media

"We lost our media”, stated Hungarian PM Viktor Orbán in a rare interview in early 2015. He was referring to the media empire of a longtime ally-turned-enemy.