Yogi Eka Sahputra

Yogi Eka Sahputra is a journalist who has written about climate change, women, and coastal community issues recently. His journalistic career began in college, when he was a member of the Suara Kampus student press at Imam Bonjol National Islamic University in Padang, West Sumatera. Yogi's active involvement in campus media led him to a career in journalism in the mainstream media. Yogi began his career as a journalist in a local media in Batam, Riau Islands, from 2017 to 2020. He took part in the Tempo’s Joint Investigation programs in 2019 and 2020. He eventually become a contributor to Tempo for Riau Islands and involved in many Tempo’s investigative reporting projects, especially on the issues in his region. In 2021, he became a contributor to Mongabay Indonesia and has written extensively about environmental issues in the Riau Islands since then. Yogi has also been involved in a number of collaborative reporting initiatives, including Oceans Inc.'s international collaboration coverage of illegal fishing in the Natuna Sea in October 2021. This coverage received the SOPA Award in 2022. He has also taken part in a number of reporting fellowship programs and is now the Google and Indonesian Independent Journalists Association’s fact-checking trainer for the Riau Islands region.

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