Thierry Denoël has been a staff journalist at Le Vif since 1999.
He became a member of the editorial staff of Le Vif after having been a cultural associate of the magazine. He then specialised in judicial investigations, tax fraud and political-financial enquiries. In 2018, his revelations about the hiring of fictitious cabinet employees led to the resignation of the French-speaking Minister of Education. Before joining Le Vif, he published three books.