The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) is an independent, nonprofit media agency that specializes in investigative reporting. It was founded in 1989 by nine Filipino journalists who realized, from their years in the beat and at the news desk, the need for newspapers and broadcast agencies to go beyond day–to–day reportage.

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Online Investigative Reporting

PCIJ stories on governance win top honors at the National Statistics Month (NSM) Media Awards of the National Statistical Coordination Board. Executive Director Malou Mangahas won the Outstanding Award for Print and Broadcast for “her contribution in promoting and communicating reports on GMA News TV’s Investigative Documentaries and her various stories for PCIJ, “which enable statistics to reach out to a wider audience.” PCIJ Research Director Karol Anne M. Ilagan won the award for the Online Investigative Reporting.

Outstanding Award for Print and Broadcast

PCIJ stories on governance win top honors at the National Statistics Month (NSM) Media Awards of the National Statistical Coordination Board. Executive Director Malou Mangahas won the Outstanding Award for Print and Broadcast for “her contribution in promoting and communicating reports on GMA News TV’s Investigative Documentaries and her various stories for PCIJ, “which enable statistics to reach out to a wider audience.” PCIJ Research Director Karol Anne M. Ilagan won the award for the Online Investigative Reporting.

WikiPinoy of the Year

PCIJ Executive Director Malou Mangahas named “WikiPinoy of the Year” by WikiPilipinas, the online collaborative encyclopedia based in the Philippines, for her “very significant contribution to knowledge sharing in the Philippines by steadfastly advocating the passage of the Freedom of Information Act.” The WikiPilipinas editors said the award is usually given to people who have empowered the public by providing pen information and in-depth insights on the more significant issues affecting the country and its citizens.”

First Humanitarian Reporting Awards

PCIJ Multimedia Director Ed Lingao wins First Prize in the First Humanitarian Reporting Awards of the Committee of the International Red Cross in the Philippines, for his reports and documentaries on media killings and the Ampatuan political dynasty in Maguindanao.

Marshall McLuhan Awardee

PCIJ Multimedia Director Ed Lingao named “Marshall McLuhan Awardee,” for his reports on “The Guns of Maguindanao” and his documentary, “The Maguindanao Massacre, Year One,” by the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility and the Embassy of Canada in the Philippines.

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Sharra Crizel Elep

Training Officer

Stanley Buenafe Gajete

Editorial Project Manager

Angelica Pago

Social Media Manager

Carmela Fonbuena

Executive Director

Floreen Simon

Deputy ED / Training Director

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Board of Editors

CHAIRMAN
Howie G. Severino

EX-OFFICIO MEMBER
Carmela Fonbuena

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