David Schraven leads the investigative newsroom CORRECT!V as Publisher. After spending time at taz and Süddeutsche Zeitung he worked as a freelance journalist in the business and North Rhine-Westphalia departments of the Welt-group. While working as a guest journalist for Time Magazine, David was in New York on September 11th when the towers fell. Between 2010 and 2014 David was in charge of the research department at the Content Desk of Funke-Mediengruppe (WAZ/NRZ/WR/WP). He recieved a number of awards. Among them: “Wächterpreis der Tagespresse” award for his investigation of the PFT-poison scandal at the Ruhr. His graphic report on right wing terrorism was awarded the German “Reporterpreis”. For supervising the investigation in downing MH17 over eastern Ukraine he was awarded the Grimme Online Award.