2023 AI ACCOUNTABILITY FELLOW / 2021 RAINFOREST INVESTIGATIONS FELLOW (PHILIPPINES)
Karol Ilagan is a Filipino journalist and a journalism educator. A faculty member of the University of the Philippines - Diliman, Ilagan has more than 17 years of combined experience in investigative reporting, collaborative journalism, and mentoring. Her work focuses on government and corporate injustices.
She specializes in investigating contracts, environmental crimes, campaign finance, and the world of offshore. She is a member of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and was a Rainforest Investigations fellow with the Pulitzer Center. She has won several awards, including the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing, Headliner, and Dateline Club honors.
Ilagan is an alumna of the University of Missouri-Columbia, where she was a Fulbright scholar.