András Pethő spent much of his 12-year-long journalism career at Origo, a major Hungarian news portal, with some longer stints abroad. He worked for 15 months for the BBC World Service and did two journalism fellowships in the United States. In 2013 he spent 8 months with the investigative unit of The Washington Post. He is a two times winner of the Soma Award, the prestigious annual award dedicated to investigative journalism in Hungary. He also received the monthly Quality Journalism Award three times. He teaches journalism at the Mathias Corvinus Collegium of Budapest.