Adrian Mogos

Adrian Mogoș is a freelancer and a member of the Romanian Center for Investigative Journalism and International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.

For almost a decade he was the head of the investigative department of the Romanian largest daily newspaper. His reporting on social issues, illegal deforestation, organized crime and corruption has been cited by judges of the Global Shining Light Award – Honourable mention. He was awarded Kurt Schork Award and CEI-SEEMO Award. One of the stories he researched and supervised, on modern slavery, was included in the UNESCO Global Casebook for Investigative Journalism. In 2012 he was shortlisted for the European Press Prize for a story on Moldovans buying EU citizenship through Romania.

Adrian's research was supervised by Marian Chiriac, an editor of BIRN's Balkan Insight publication.

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Fellowship Portfolio

Forged Identity – highway to EU

Fake identity cards can easily be obtained in Romania and Bulgaria, and many illegal migrants use them to reach Western Europe.

The Alumni Network

What is the Alumni Network?

The Alumni Network is an ever-expanding group of journalists who have all participated in the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence.


Turkey and the Balkans

The re-emergence of Turkey as a growing economic, political and religious power in the Balkans is the subject of the latest Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence Alumni Initiative project.

Roma Decade

Twelve countries, including several Balkan states, have signed up to the European Roma Decade 2005-2015 initiative. Halfway through the decade, has any real progress been made?