Juris Jurans is an investigative journalist that works in one of the largest online media outlets in Latvia. TVNET is a media outlet that focuses on everyday happenings in Latvia as well as analyzing political, social and economic aspects of those.
Juris has taken part in many journalistic training's, led by prominent investigative journalists from such organizations as OCCRP and Re:Baltica. Through different training courses that focused on investigative reporting and cross boarder collaboration, Juris has developed a deeper understanding of good journalistic and investigative practises, as well as the organizational aspect of cross boarder collaborations.
In his work Juris puts focus on criminal law issues in place in Latvia, especially crimes related to drug trade and those involving minors, as well as political discrepancies among leading politicians in Latvia. He also has put a lot of time and effort in analyzing the issues in military sector, as well as different energy sectors.
Juris holds a bachelor's degree in political science with a major in international relations, and is currently studying his master's in the same field.