Trine Smistrup

Trine is based in Copenhagen, Denmark, where she works as a freelance journalist and project coordinator. She works part-time for as an editorial project assistant in charge of preparing the applications for the jury and following up on the ongoing investigations. She has been a coordinator for the Nordic Journalism Center’s program in Russia for a total of six years. She has also been the project coordinator for SCOOP Russia, a support program for investigative journalism in Russia. Today, she is a volunteer for SCOOP Russia and editor of the international SCOOP website.


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  • Karina Oganesyan
  • Foreningen for Undersogende Journalistik (FUJ)
  • Platforma en Defensa de la Libertad de Informacion (PDLI)