About Kveikur

The show is broadcast weekly on RÚV, Iceland's largest television channel.

Kveikur's editorial team comprises seasoned, award-winning journalists with decades of experience breaking news, conducting deep-dive investigations, reporting from all over the world.

Kveikur's reporters are the recipient of multiple journalism awards in Iceland.

Kveikur was also chosen as the television program of the year at the 2019 Icelandic Film and Television Academy Awards, an award chosen given by the public. Kveikur was also the winner in the news and current affairs category and reporter Sigridur Halldorsdottir was voted as the television personality of the year.

Kveikur's reporting has had a tremendous impact in Iceland. As a result of the show's investigative work, public officials have been officially censured, the Icelandic parliament has conducted numerous debates, criminal investigations have been instigated, and many stories have led to significant public outcry.