News organizations chosen for Total Newsroom Training

Eight news organizations have been chosen for IRE’s Total Newsroom Training.

TNT is a new program that provides intense, in-house training for newsrooms dedicated to watchdog journalism.

More than 50 applications were submitted. Training is customized and includes sessions ranging from public records battles to hands-on data analysis.

"We are thrilled with the large number of strong applications we received for this first-time program," IRE Executive Director Mark Horvit said. "The selection process was very difficult, which is a testament to the quality of work being done in newsrooms across the country."

Congratulations to the following newsrooms:

  • Belleville News-Democrat - Belleville, IL
  • Northwest Arkansas Newspapers - Springdale, AR
  • The Press of Atlantic City - Pleasantville, NJ
  • KATC - Lafayette, LA
  • Las Cruces Sun-News - Las Cruces, NM
  • West Virginia Public Broadcasting - Charleston, WV
  • The Ledger - Lakeland, FL
  • Victoria Advocate - Victoria, TX

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