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Awards to Scoop-supported investigations

Over the years, SCOOP-supported investigations have won a number of awards, both on regional, national and international level. We are proud to present them here.

SCOOP also supports the Ukrainian annual award for best investigative journalism, given out at the Mezhyhirya Festival, Ukraine’s annual festival for investigative journalism, named after the fled president Yanukovych’s former residence.

Alisa Yurchenko Wins SCOOP-sponsored Award

Alica Yurchenko, investigative reporter of weekly TV show Nashi Groshi, won the Ukrainian Investigative Journalism Award sponsored by SCOOP. She was awarded at the ceremony on MezhyhiryaFest, the annual journalism conference in the residence of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych where YanukovychLeaks was born in 2014. Congratulations! Alisa Yurchenko was congratulated by among others SCOOP […]

Ukraine’s Annual Investigative Prize to Dmitro Gnap

Dmitro Gnap, editor and investigative journalist for Hromadske.tv in Kyiv, received the Ukrainian Annual Award for Investigative journalism, the Proxy Prize, on Saturday June 6. Dmytro Gnap was awarded for his investigation of high ranking officials, who managed to get documentation for fighting in Eastern Ukraine without being there. One was actually on a fishing […]

Two Prizes for SCOOP-Supported Stories

Two SCOOP Russia-supported stories won prizes, when Northwest Russian journalists gathered to celebrate good journalism. Anna Yarovaya from Petrozavodsk received “The Special Prize from The Karelian Union of Jorunalists” for her story about how luxury apartments were disguised as offices. Marina Bedorfas received the prize “Best report in internet media”for her investigation about the how […]

SCOOP-Supported Journalist Wins “Golden Pen” Award

Lina Zernova, journalist from St. Petersburg, has won the “Golden Pen Award” in the category for investigative journalism for her investigation about the Krasny Bor landfill outside St. Petersburg. The investigation was supported by SCOOP and published in Novaya Gazeta and at the Bellona website. Lina Zernova documents how huge amounts of chemical waste is […]

Lyubomyr Ferens Wins 1st Ukrainian SCOOP Prize

Lyubomyr Ferens from Ukrainian TVI was the first winner of Ukraine’s new prize for best investigative journalism of the year, organized jointly by Yanukovychleaks.org and SCOOP. The prize was awarded on June 6 at the “Mezhyhirya” festival, named after the ex-president Yanukovych’s residence outside of Kiev. Lyubomyr Ferens had investigated the police’s explanation on the […]

Two Russian SCOOP Investigations Win Awards

Two SCOOP-supported journalists from Petrozavodsk have received awards from the The Karelian Union of journalists. Every year journalists from Karelian media are nominated for awards in several categories by the Union. It is prestigious to win the prize, and this year two SCOOP-supported investigations won prizes. Nadezhda Mekkieva won the category “The best social article” […]