Dragana Pećo is a Serbian investigative journalist at KRIK (the Crime and Corruption Reporting Network) and OCCRP (the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project). In addition to her journalism, Pećo also works as a staff researcher for the Investigative Dashboard, OCCRP’s online platform that helps journalists anywhere to trace people, companies and assets across the globe.
Before establishing and working at KRIK from 2015, Pećo reported for six years at the Centre for Investigative Reporting Serbia (CINS). She attended various journalism courses and trainings, including the Economic and Political Reporting from Southeast Europe program, hosted by the Thomson Reuters Foundation in 2015. Awards received include the Data Journalism Award 2017, an international award recognising outstanding work in the field of data journalism worldwide, the CEI SEEMO Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism 2018, the Dušan Bogavac award for journalist ethics and courage in 2017, three Independent Journalists’ Association of Serbia and U.S. Embassy awards for investigative journalism (in 2011, 2014 and 2016), and the Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence in 2014.