KRISTIN HRAFNSSON | rights, media
Kristinn Hrafnsson is an Icelandic investigative journalist and spokesperson for the WikiLeaks organisation.
He has worked at various newspapers in Iceland and hosted the television programme Kompás on the Icelandic channel Stöð 2, where he and his team often exposed criminal activity and corruption in high places. In February 2009, they investigated the connection between Iceland’s Kaupthing Bank and Robert Tchenguiz. Shortly thereafter, Kristinn was hired by RÚV, the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service.
Since 2010 he has worked as an independent journalist, collaborating with WikiLeaks and stepping up as the organisation’s spokesperson.