Lindita Cela

Lindita Cela

Investigative Reporter

Based in Albania, Lindita Cela joined OCCRP in 2019 and is an investigative reporter. Previously, she was an investigative reporter for more than 15 years for media outlets such as Balkan Insight and the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, an OCCRP member center.

She was the recipient of the 2016 CEI SEEMO’s Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism for her uncompromising investigations into corruption scandals and organized crime, including human trafficking in Europe. She received a commendation from UN Women for the “creation of a professional model of investigative journalism for the reporting on trafficking of women and girls.”

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