Inside the IRE19 schedule: Leadership sessions with Jill Geisler

Jill Geisler, a prominent national expert on newsroom leadership, will be a featured speaker during two sessions at the 2019 IRE Conference in Houston. Geisler, an internationally known management consultant, author and former TV journalist, holds the Bill Plante Chair in Leadership and Media Integrity at Loyola University Chicago. She also is the Freedom Forum…

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Inside the IRE19 schedule: Investigating Trumpworld

“Investigating Trumpworld” will be the featured Showcase Panel on Friday, June 14, at the 2019 IRE Conference in Houston. The fast-paced panel brings together award-winning journalists from print, radio and TV to offer behind-the-scenes stories and advice about some of the biggest investigations during the Trump Administration. Pierre Thomas of ABC News will moderate the…

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Participate in the IRE19 mentorship networking program!

Signups are now open for the mentorship networking program at the 2019 IRE Conference in Houston. We’re making some changes this year to response to high demand: Rather than matching each participant with a single mentor, mentees will instead have the opportunity to talk with several prospective mentors at tables arranged by topic. This setup…

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Rick Hutzell to deliver 2019 IRE Conference keynote

We’re pleased to announce that Rick Hutzell will deliver the keynote address at the 2019 IRE Conference in Houston, June 13-16. The editor of Capital Gazette Communications in Annapolis, Maryland, will address IRE19 attendees nearly a year after the June 2018 shooting that killed five Capital Gazette employees. “Choosing Rick as our keynote speaker for…

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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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