Nadja Drost is a Canadian journalist based in Bogotá. She has reported and produced stories for the PBS NewsHour, CBC Radio, and Radio Ambulante, and her writing has appeared in California Sunday Magazine, Maclean’s Magazine, The Globe and Mail, Al Jazeera America and others. Her investigation into gold mining and armed gangs in Colombia, The Devil Underground, was published by The Atavist.
Her interest in reporting on Latin America traces back to her 2005 award-winning documentary film, Between Midnight and the Rooster’s Crow, about the dirty oil industry in Ecuador. Her investigations have been supported by the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute, the National Film Board of Canada, and an Alicia Patterson Fellowship. She is a graduate of Columbia University’s Graduate School in Journalism.
Her previous collaboration with the Pulitzer Center was published in its e-book, Tarnished: The True Cost of Gold.