Mariana Raţă (Moldova) is an investigative and TV journalist from Moldova, with 20 years of experience.

She is the co-founder of the Media Alternativa association, which holds the license of the independent television station TV8. Rață is Senior Editor at TV8, responsible for the editorial policy of TV8 media products. Since 2017, Rață is the host of the political talk show Cutia Neagră (Black Box), and since 2020, she is also the head of Investigative Department of TV8. 

She is the winner of several national and international awards for journalistic investigations.

Mariana Raţă

Basic information

Mariana Raţă
Investigative and TV journalist
justice, the fight against corruption.

Supported projects

Soviet Industrial Legacy Bringing Environmental Troubles For Moldova and Ukraine

  • Energy

DNESTROVSK – This project looks at the environmental issues caused by two industrial objects which both stem from the Soviet era, Moldovan Thermal Power Plant in the self-proclaimed Transnistrian Republic in Moldova, and a granite quarry in the floodplain of the beautiful Yuzhny Bug River, in the Nikolaev district of Ukraine.