Szabolcs Panyi is a leading investigative journalist at Hungary’s most-read independent news site, Index.hu, and VSquare.org, a Central European investigative journalism initiative supported by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). Additionally, he is a research associate for the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab). He won the Soma Prize, awarded for the best investigative articles in Hungary, for two consecutive years in 2015 and 2016. He was shortlisted for the European Press Prize’s Investigative Reporting Award in 2018. His reporting focuses on anti-corruption and national security-related issues, mostly Russian influence and disinformation. Mr. Panyi is a 2017/2018 Hubert H. Humphrey (Fulbright) fellow at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.