Behind the fellowship: Ralph Chapoco, Washington County Daily News

We’ll be raising money at the 2018 IRE Conference in Orlando to support diversity scholarships. All donations made during the conference — on-site or online —will go toward this important cause and help send journalists of color to the 2019 IRE Conference in Houston. We asked previous diversity fellowship recipients to share how the award made…

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Listen to the IRE18 showcase: “Doubling down on investigative reporting”

Miss the 2018 IRE Conference showcase panel “Doubling down on investigative reporting” with Dean Baquet, Marty Baron and Cynthia McFadden? We’ve posted audio. In an epic newspaper competition, The New York Times and The Washington Post both have invested significant resources in watchdog journalism in recent years. Both have broken major stories on the Trump administration, sexual harassment and other issues…

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Behind the fellowship: Sarah Rafique, KXAN-TV

We’ll be raising money at the 2018 IRE Conference in Orlando to support diversity scholarships. All donations made during the conference — on-site or online — will go toward this important cause and help send journalists of color to the 2019 IRE Conference in Houston. We asked previous diversity fellowship recipients to share how the award…

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Meal options at the IRE18 conference hotel

Looking for a place to grab a bite at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld? Here’s a list of the places to check out, their locations and hours.    Cash Sales (Grab and Go) 12 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Location: Atrium CD   Starbucks 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. Location: Atrium   Toppers Creamery 4 p.m.…

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Behind the fellowship: Vernal Coleman, The Seattle Times

We’ll be raising money at the 2018 IRE Conference in Orlando to support diversity scholarships. All donations made during the conference — on-site or online —will go toward this important cause and help send journalists of color to the 2019 IRE Conference in Houston. We asked previous diversity fellowship recipients to share how the award made…

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Welcome to the 2018 IRE Conference!

The 2018 IRE Conference begins Thursday. Below you’ll find a few bits of information to help you prepare for this great conference! For the latest up-to-date information about panels, speakers and special events at the conference, please visit our conference website.   Hotel Information The conference is taking place at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, 6677…

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Download the 2018 IRE Conference mobile app!

The 2018 IRE Conference app is now available through Guidebook! We encourage you to download our mobile guide to enhance your experience at the 2018 IRE Conference. You’ll be able to plan your day with a personalized schedule, browse maps and connect with other attendees. The app is free and compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches and Android…

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Tips for navigating and having fun in Orlando

By Naseem Miller, Orlando Sentinel The 2018 IRE Conference at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld is located Southwest of Orlando, at the heart of city’s tourist area known as International Drive, or I-Drive. It’s about 15 miles away from downtown Orlando. There are attractions, museums, shops and many chain restaurants nearby. But don’t count on walking…

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Broadcasters: Sign up for coaching opportunities in Orlando

We’re offering several opportunities for broadcast journalists to receive individualized and small-group coaching at the IRE Conference in Orlando. These coaching sessions are free to attendees but require sign-up. Sixty percent of the available slots are open for registration now; The remaining 40 percent (designated as “Drop-In Slot” on the schedule) will open for sign-up…

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