Kostas Koukoumakas is an Athens-based journalist. He studied Journalism and Media at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He worked as reporter for the major Greek daily TA NEA and for VICE. Today he is a member of 24Media Lab (NEWS24/7) covering politics, finance and organized crime in Greece and the Balkans. His work has appeared in the BBC News, DIE ZEIT, Goethe-Institute Magazine, K Magazine – Kathimerini Newspaper and Reporters United. Nominated for the European Press Prize/ The Investigative Reporting Award 2017.