The Central European Initiative (CEI) and the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) are pleased to announce the winner of the CEI SEEMO Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism 2010, Mr. Adrian Mogoş from Romania.
On 2 July 2010, the international jury met in Trieste at the CEI Headquarters (see photo below) and examined a total of 24 nominations from 11 CEI Member States. The personal risks taken while performing the duty, the quality of reporting as well as the impact on society of the messages conveyed were the main criteria taken into account.
It was unanimously decided that the Award should go to Adrian Mogoş, investigative journalist from Romania. With this selection, the Jury intended to promote the high-quality cross-border investigative journalism carried out by Adrian Mogoş, cooperating with colleagues in different countries while raising important issues to the public awareness. His work represents a good example for the young generation of journalists.Adrian Mogoşwill receive the Award of 5.000 EUR, offered by the CEI, on the occasion of the traditional “CEI Journalists Forum”, to be held in Warsaw, Poland, at the end of September 2010.