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Brigitte Alfter

Journalist | director Arena for Journalism in Europe


Brigitte Alfter is the director of Arena for Journalism in Europe, supporting collaborative and investigative journalism in Europe.

She was a Brussels correspondent for Danish daily Information from 2004-2008. Having practiced journalism for more than a decade on local, national and European level, she realised the need for cross-border collaborative journalism structures.

From 2008 onwards, she developed a European support- and infrastructure for cross-border journalism at, where she was a managing editor and developed crossborder journalism work grants and the European Investigative Journalism Conference & Dataharvest.

She is the author of Cross-Border Collaborative Journalism (Routledge, 2019) and combines journalism practice, networking activities and academic work.


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