Clayton Swisher is a Doha-based reporter and Director of Investigative Journalism for Al Jazeera Media Network. In 2011, sources provided Swisher with The Palestine Papers , a trove more than 1,600 confidential records charting the Arab-Israeli peace negotiations for over a decade. A year later, he delivered What Killed Arafat?, earning the CINE Golden Eagle and nominations for RTS, BAFTA, and Monte Carlo Film Festival.
Swisher has also reported in The Bin Laden Files, Killing Arafat, Egypt’s Lost Power, and most recently, The Spy Cables.
He is the author of two scholarly books on the Arab-Israeli conflict: The Truth About Camp David (New York: Nation Books, 2004) and The Palestine Papers: The End of the Road? (London: Hesperus Press, 2011).
Simon Boazman works from London and is one of Britain’s leading investigative reporters, having gone undercover to penetrate a host of challenging subjects such as people trafficking, drugs, organised crime, football hooliganism and racism.
His film Detention Undercover won the Royal Television Society Journalism Award in the Home Current Affairs category. Simon was part of the award-winning team of BBC's Panorama where he spent many years reporting and presenting hard-hitting and thought-provoking films.
Josh Bernstein is a US-based, eight-time Emmy Award-winning investigative correspondent. His primary focus is government waste, corruption and fraud. During his 14-year career, Josh’s reporting has resulted in numerous public officials being removed from office, congressional hearings and calls for AIG’s embattled CEO to resign.
Most recently, Josh was the senior investigative reporter for KDVR FOX 31 in Denver, Colorado. Previously, he worked for The Daily in New York City, in Phoenix, Arizona, Sacramento, California and Mobile, Alabama.
Frank Bass is an investigative data editor at Al Jazeera in Washington DC. Bass, a graduate of Texas Tech University, shared the 1988 Pulitzer Prize for a series of stories on infant mortality at the Alabama Journal. He also has worked at Bloomberg News, the Wall Street Journal , and the Houston Post , where he was the 1994 Texas Headliners Foundation Reporter of the Year.
Bass is the author of three books and was director of computer investigations at the Associated Press, where he shared the 2006 Gerald Loeb Award for stories on the mishandling of September 11 terrorism loans to US small businesses.
Kris Jepson is the London based Investigative Producer, recently producing the bureau’s first film, Woolwich: War without Borders . He previously worked for Channel 4 News, where he produced hard-hitting exclusives focused on defence and security.
He was nominated for the RTS Young Journalist of the Year in 2010 for his investigations into the death of Lt Mark Evison and the WikiLeaks Afghan and Iraq war logs. The same year his team was nominated for an Amnesty International Media Award for an investigation into the legality of US' drone war. Before joining ITN, Kris worked for Sky News and reported for BBC Radio Cleveland.
Phil Rees is based in Doha, Qatar, and has reported from Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the Americas during a 30-year career in journalism. He has won a dozen international awards, including two each from the Royal Television Society, New York and Monte Carlo Television Festivals. For nine years he was a BBC foreign correspondent and senior producer on its global investigative programme, Correspondent .
He has written widely and presented or produced over 50 documentaries. His unique access to militant groups was chronicled in his 2006 book Dining with Terrorists.
Will Jordan is a Doha-based Investigative Producer. Broken Dreams: The Boeing 787 was his first project as a reporter for the Investigative Unit. Will has worked on many of the network's major exclusives, leading the release of Pakistan's Bin Laden Dossier and producing Killing Arafat, which investigated the cause of death of the late Palestinian leader. He also helped produce The Palestine Papers, which revealed more than 1,500 documents charting the Arab-Israeli peace process. He is from the United Kingdom and has previously worked for Channel 4 News at ITN and the BBC.
Source: Al Jazeera