Marieke Brugnera is a freelance investigative journalist.
Marieke has a doctorate in philosophy and a PhD in philosophical anthropology from the KU Leuven. With a critical eye, she tries to get to the bottom of human issues and tell stories about social injustice. She wants to use her academic research skills to address social problems in society.
In 2021, her Poverello & Rafael report in Knack ("When charity derails") won the Loep for controlling investigative journalism. The series also received a nomination for the Belfius Press Prize.