IRE Radio Podcast | SPECIAL: Rediscovering Don Bolles

Investigative Reporters and Editors was formed in 1975, the year before Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles was killed by a car bomb. He died days before he was scheduled to speak at IRE’s first annual conference. Now, decades after his death, the team at The Arizona Republic and azcentral.com found tapes Bolles recorded before he…

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3 journalists receive IRE Journalist of Color Investigative Reporting Fellowship

Sameea Kamal of the Los Angeles Times, Josh McGhee from The Chicago Reporter and Monica Velez of The Fresno Bee will serve as IRE’s 2020 Journalists of Color Investigative Reporting Fellows. Kamal, a news desk editor, has been at the Los Angeles Times since November. Prior to the LA Times, she worked at the Center…

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Call for entries: 2019 IRE Awards

It’s time to gather your best stories of the year! The 2019 IRE Awards contest is now open for submissions, and we can’t wait to see what you’ve done. You’ll notice some changes to the number of or length of stories you can enter. Print entries are now limited to five primary pieces and audio and video…

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Nine journalists receive IRE fellowships

Thanks to the generosity of many, IRE is fortunate to have funding to help journalists and educators attend its data journalism boot camps.  This month, IRE awarded nine fellowships for the January 2020 Data Journalism Boot Camp. Isabel Dieppa, an independent journalist from Chicago; Shayla Love from VICE (Brooklyn, New York); Seong Jae Min from…

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Participate in the 2020 NICAR Conference mentorship program!

Looking for a mentor? Would you like to be a mentor? If so, and you’ll be joining us for the 2020 NICAR Conference in New Orleans, you can now sign up for the conference mentorship program. IRE will match mentors with mentees and arrange for them to meet at a breakfast during the conference. Please…

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10 newsrooms selected for free Total Newsroom Training

Ten newsrooms have been chosen to receive custom watchdog training in the coming year through IRE’s Total Newsroom Training program. TNT provides two days of intensive, in-house training for small and medium-sized newsrooms dedicated to watchdog journalism. This is the seventh year IRE has offered the free program, which is supported through a grant. TNT…

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IRE promotes Hutchins as fifth full-time trainer

IRE Editorial Director Sarah Hutchins has been promoted to training director, becoming the organization’s fifth full-time trainer. She will join the largest training team in IRE’s history, led by Senior Training Director Denise Malan. Hutchins will lead efforts to expand the number of immersive data boot camps that IRE offers across the United States. She…

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Open call for IRE Award screeners

Want to get more involved with IRE but aren’t sure how? Consider volunteering your time as an IRE Awards screener. As a screener, you’ll be part of a team of journalists looking for the best investigative reporting in a single category, which means that you may have to read, listen to, or watch a couple dozen…

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Share your ideas for the 2020 IRE Conference

IRE wants your ideas for the upcoming IRE Conference in Metro D.C. next June. We’re also starting an email list so you can keep up with news about the conference. Use this form to share ideas, suggestions and other comments to help us plan the best possible #IRE20 conference. No suggestion is too big or too small. The…

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Forensic Researcher and Writer for VC Firm

About Alpha Edison: Alpha Edison is a venture capital firm investing in tech-driven industry transformations. Despite a few outsized successes, the venture capital industry has been plagued by severe and systematic errors. We are redesigning the machinery of cognition to reduce the noise that has overwhelmed most strategies and to remove cognitive biases in decision…

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Investigative Journalist

Are you an investigative journalist with a record of enterprise content?  Are you an aggressive watchdog looking to make a difference in the community? If so, the number one station in West Palm Beach is looking for you! WPTV NewsChannel 5, the E.W. Scripps owned NBC affiliate, is hiring for a difference maker to join our…

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Investigative Producer

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair…

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Help us pick repeat hands-on classes at #NICAR20

We’re planning repeat hands-on classes at the upcoming NICAR Conference in New Orleans, and we need your help. If you plan to join us in Louisiana for the 2020 NICAR Conference, please consider taking our survey to help us plan those repeat classes. Your responses will help us provide more of the most popular classes,…

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