cross-border journalism


2019: The Carsten Nielsen Prize by the Danish Association of Journalists for improving the profession of journalism through persistent work for crossborder collaborative journalism.

2013: The Leipzig Prize for the Freedom and the Future of the Media for founding, together with Ides Debruyne.

2011: The Overseas Press Club of America Award for “Looting the Seas”, together with  the ICIJ team.

2011: The US Tom Renner Award for “Looting the Seas”, together with the ICIJ team.

2010: Finalists at the 2009 IRE award for the Climate Change Lobby along with the ICIJ team.

2008: In the run-up to the German Henri-Nannen-Awardfor articles in German magazine Sterntogether with Hans-Martin Tillack.

2007: The IRE Freedom of Information Award along with Nils Mulvad and Jack Thurston, the other two co-founders of

2006: Nominated for the Danish Cavling award along with Nils Mulvad for a series of articles on EU farmsubsidies.