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IRE Radio Podcast | Building chemistry in your newsroom
A good reporter-editor relationship can make or break your investigative project. This week is all about building chemistry in the newsroom. Here’s the lineup:
- Alexandra Zayas and Chris Davis of the Tampa Bay Times talk about working together on the 2012 series “In God’s Name.”
- Alison Young and John Hillkirk of USA TODAY walk through some of the key moments in their work on “Supplemental Shell Game,” a multi-platform project on dietary supplement firms run by people with criminal backgrounds.
- Kate Martin, Nanci Wilson and Matthew Doig share tips for pitching investigative stories and managing project time.
Looking for links to the stories, resources and events we discussed on this week's podcast? We've collected them for you.
- Read the Tampa Bay Times series “In God’s Name.”
- Members only: Download “Building reporter-editor chemistry,” a tipsheet from Alexandra Zayas and Chris Davis of the Tampa Bay Times. The duo explains what they want from the person on the other side of the editing chair.
- Read the USA TODAY series “Supplemental Shell Game.”
- Access and download the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Tainted Supplement Database.
- Members only: Download Alison Young and John Hillkirk’s tipsheet on multiplatform storytelling tips for reporter-editor teams.
- Members only: Listen to “The art of storytelling: Building chemistry,” a panel from the 2014 IRE Conference. The session features John Hillkirk and Alison Young of USA TODAY and Alexandra Zayas and Chris Davis of the Tampa Bay Times.
- Members only: Listen to “Managing your manager and wrangling your calendar,” an IRE by Design session from the 2014 annual conference. The session features Kate Martin (The News Tribune), Matthew Doig (Newsday), Nanci Wilson (independent journalist) and Rick Yarborough (NBC4 Washington).
- Members only: Are you a manager? Check out some of our recent tipsheets on managing investigative projects.
- Did an IRE training event, conference or workshop help you complete a story? We want to hear about it. Your testimonial will be part of our new Impact Tracker, an interactive map that will be embedded on our website. Take the survey here.