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Inga Springe

Inga Springe is from Latvia. She is an award-winning investigative journalist, broadcaster and one of the founders of Re:Baltica.

Inga started her career in 1998 in Latvian Television, and later moved on to work as investigative journalist in the leading Latvian daily Diena. Inga specialized in uncovering the cases of corruption, smuggling and links to the organised crime. In 2010/2011, she became Fulbright/Humphrey scholar and spent a year in University of Maryland. Working as intern in the Washington Post and the biggest US non-profit investigative journalism organisation, The Center for Public Integrity. After returning to Latvia Inga established Re:Baltica and almost single-handedly introduced topic of the social inequality in the Latvian politics and public discourse.

She won the Best Investigative Journalism award from the Latvian Journalism Association for this work. In 2014 Inga was named as one of the “outstanding challengers from Central and Eastern Europe” in the project NewEurope 100 supported by Google and Financial Times. Until 2015, she hosted weekly TV show 1to1 in Latvian Public Television. Inga is a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.

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