Crime and Corruption Reporting Network (KRIK)
Jelena Vasić is a 28 years old project manager and investigative reporter of Serbian investigative portal KRIK. In the previous years she has worked with the international Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project - OCCRP. From 2012 to 2015 Vasic was a member of journalistic team of the Center for Investigative Journalism of Serbia – CINS. She graduated at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade. As part of the KRIK investigative team she won several national and international awards. She has specialized herself in investigating corruption and organized crime, so she also trains journalists in the region on how to collect data necessary for revealing wrongdoings of the powerful.
With a group of five journalists in April 2015 Vasić founded KRIK - Crime and Corruption Reporting Network. KRIK is now the only independent investigative journalism portal in Serbia dedicated exclusively to exposing corruption and organized crime at the highest levels of power. KRIK team had successfully worked regardless of smear campaigns and pressures and KRIK’s readership has grown to more than half million readers per month.