Elli Zotou is a Greek journalist based in Athens, with working experience in both newspaper and tv. She has been covering current affairs for more than 15 years.

Elli focuses on stories about human rights, immigration policy, the refugee crisis, police brutality, crime, the far right and racist violence in Greece.  

In 2020 she joined the investigative cross-border journalism project “Lost in Europe” and her work has been featured inOsservatorio Balcani e Caucaso and several Greek newspapers, while she has been a contributor to other investigative projects.  In 2018 she attended the Summer Investigative Reporting course (SIRC) at Columbia Journalism School in New York, as a recipient of a Stavros Niarchos Foundation Fellowship and in 2019 the training workshop "Covering Children & the Syrian Refugee Crisis," of the Dart Center of Columbia University.

She received a master’s degree in Criminology from the Law School of University of Manchester and a bachelor’s degree in Communication and Mass Media from the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.

Elli Zotou

Basic information

Elli Zotou
human rights, immigration policy, refugee crisis, crime, the far right, racist violence

Supported projects

The Alien Fish Causing Havoc in the Mediterranean

  • climate
  • Environment
  • Fishing industry

CATANIA — Almost 1000 alien marine species, many dangerous and extremely invasive, are spreading quickly across the world’s fastest-warming sea, the Mediterranean.