10 journalists receive IRE fellowships

Thanks to the generosity of many, IRE is fortunate to have funding available to provide fellowships for financial assistance to its CAR boot camps. This month, IRE awarded ten fellowships for the January 2019 CAR Boot Camp. Rachelle Younglai of the Globe and Mail (Toronto) and Priya Sridhar of KPBS (San Diego) received the Ottoway Fellowship. Established…

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Call for entries: 2018 Philip Meyer Award

It’s once again time to enter the Philip Meyer Journalism Award contest. Entries are now being accepted online, through Nov. 16. Established in 2005, the award was created to honor Philip Meyer’s pioneering efforts to utilize social science research methods to foster better journalism. The contest recognizes stories that incorporate survey research, probabilities, and other social…

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New yearlong fellowship supports journalists of color

A new yearlong IRE fellowship seeks to increase the range of backgrounds, experiences and interests within the field of investigative journalism, where diverse perspectives are critically important. The IRE Journalist of Color Investigative Reporting Fellowship is made possible thanks to generous donations from IRE members Mike Gruss, Meghan Hoyer, Megan Luther and Mike Tahani. “We’re grateful…

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Six journalists receive IRE fellowships

Thanks to the generosity of many, IRE is fortunate to have funding available to provide fellowships to its training events. These fellowships provide financial assistance to attend IRE boot camps. This month, IRE awarded six fellowships for the August 2018 CAR Boot Camp. Ana Ley from The Virginian-Pilot (Norfolk, Virginia), Sarah Rafique from KXAN-TV (Austin,…

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Three journalists win IRE freelance fellowships

Projects investigating the Veterans Administration, immigration from South Asia to the U.S. and the first prosecution of a national security leaker during the Trump administration have been awarded IRE Freelance Fellowships. The winners of the 2018 competition are: Art Levine, first place, is a freelance journalist based in Washington, D.C. whose work has appeared in…

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23 journalists receive fellowships and scholarships to the IRE Conference

Thanks to the generosity of donors, IRE is fortunate to have funding available to award 23 fellowships and scholarships for the June 2018 IRE Conference in Orlando. Mark Olalde, an independent journalist in Washington, D.C., received the David Dietz Fellowship. The fellowship was established in 2011 for the late David Dietz, an award-winning journalist and…

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IRE members win 2018 Pulitzer Prizes

Several members of Investigative Reporters and Editors were among the journalists recognized in the 2018 Pulitzer Prizes: The New York Times and The New Yorker won the Pulitzer for Public Service for exposing sexual predators in positions of power and launching a worldwide movement to bring sexual abuse to light. The Press Democrat in Santa…

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Four journalists receive CAR Boot Camp fellowships

Thanks to the generosity of many, IRE is fortunate to have funding available to provide fellowships to its training events. These fellowships provide financial assistance to attend IRE boot camps. This month, IRE awarded four fellowships for the March 2018 CAR Boot Camp. Lauren Rosenthal from North Country Public Radio (Canton, New York), Simone Weichselbaum…

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Six journalists receive IRE fellowships

Thanks to the generosity of many, IRE is fortunate to have funding available to provide fellowships to its training events. These fellowships provide financial assistance to attend IRE boot camps. This month, IRE awarded six fellowships for the January 2018 CAR Boot Camp. Jenni Monet, a freelance journalist from Tucson, Arizona, and Kristen Taketa, from…

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Three journalists win IRE freelance fellowships

Projects investigating the U.S. war on terror, immigration and American business practices in Mexico have been awarded IRE Freelance Fellowships this year. The winners of the 2017 competition are: Anna Cavell, first place, is a freelance journalist based in the United Kingdom whose work has appeared on the BBC and Al Jazeera English. Her documentary…

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