The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

New speakers: Nadine White and Emma Youle

HuffPostUK news reporter Nadine White and special correspondent Emma Youle will give a talk on “SPAC Nation Exposé: An Exploited Congregation.”

Emma Youle

Emma Youle is an award-winning investigative journalist who has worked for regional newspapers and for HuffPost UK as a special correspondent. She has undertaken investigative reporting into the coronavirus pandemic, the housing crisis, historic child abuse, the Grenfell disaster, the contaminated blood scandal, and won the Private Eye Paul Foot Award in 2017 for her […]

Nadine White

Nadine White is an award-winning journalist and the UK's first race correspondent at The Independent. Formerly a news reporter at HuffPost UK, where she also specialised in race and social affairs, her work has had real impact and uncovered stories that would otherwise have not reached a mass audience, placing perspectives from BAME communities at the forefront of the national news agenda.
Published: 12 May 2020
6 July 2020

SPAC Nation Exposé: An Exploited Congregation.

A hugely successful church, lauded by politicians for its work on knife crime, was used as cover by some pastors within its ranks for financial fraud leaving many vulnerable followers in serious debt. Nadine White and Emma Youle pursued this story in what was Nadine's first major investigation with HuffPost UK while completing the CIJ's Investigative Journalism Masterclass series last year.