RAINFOREST INVESTIGATIONS FELLOW - ARMANDO.INFO, VENEZUELA
A three-time finalist for the Latin American Prize for Investigative Journalism, Joseph Poliszuk is co-founder of Armando.info, the only platform dedicated exclusively to investigative journalism in Venezuela.
He worked for 10 years in the investigation unit of El Universal, where he discovered cases of local corruption, mineral trafficking, and the presence of land mines on Venezuelan soil, which earned him the recognition of Amnesty International.
He has collaborated with such outlets as El Nuevo Herald of Miami and El País of Spain, where he was a fellow in 2007. He is part of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, where he coordinated the Venezuelan team of the Panama Papers. He was awarded the Knight International Journalism Award from the International Center for Journalists and has completed the John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University.