Matt Sarnecki is a senior producer at OCCRP and produces documentaries and investigation explainers for OCCRP Video. His documentary Killing Pavel, about the murder of investigative journalist Pavel Sheremet in Kyiv, Ukraine, won the Investigative Reporters and Editors Medal in 2017 and the DIG Award (Italy) in 2018.
Previously, he produced a documentary series featured on the Powder Magazine website and VICE. Matt received a BA in politics and history from Columbia University in 2004, and a master’s in journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2013. He held a Fulbright Teaching Assistantship at the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Czech Republic in 2006-7.