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. He also founded the political blog Ruhrbarone. Between 2010 and 2014 David was in charge of the research department at the Content Desk of Funke-Mediengruppe (WAZ/NRZ/WR/WP).
David received the “Wächterpreis der Tagespresse” award for his investigation of the PFT-poison scandal at the Ruhr. He was awarded the Research Prize of the Swiss Wolfgang-Fichtner-Foundation for his work on fraud allegations against former state secretary Zülfiye Kaykin. His graphic report on the German military’s Afghanistan mission “Kriegszeiten” (“Wartimes”) was nominated for the German Youth Literature Award. His graphic report on right wing terrorism „Weisse Wölfe“ was awarded the „Deutscher Reporterpreis“. For supervising the investigation in downing MH17 over eastern Ukraine he was awarded the Grimme Online Award.
Christian Humborg is Of counsel of CORRECTIV on a non-remunerated voluntary basis. Until November 2016 he served as executive director of CORRECTIV. He is now the head of finance and central services at Wikimedia Germany.
Previously, Christian managed the non-profit, anti-corruption organization Transparency International Germany from 2007 to 2014. Before this, he spent eight years in the commercial sector. Christian studied in Konstanz and Leiden. He has a doctorate in business economics. He has worked in Berlin, Cape Town, Frankfurt, and London.