Seven elected to IRE Board of Directors

IRE members returned three incumbents and elected four new members to the organization’s board Saturday. Incumbents Jill Riepenhoff (Raycom Media), Nicole Vap (KUSA/9NEWS Denver) and Lee Zurik (WVUE-New Orleans) will be joined on the board by Matt Dempsey (Houston Chronicle), Jennifer LaFleur (Investigative Reporting Workshop/American University), Norberto Santana (Voice of OC) and Jodi Upton (Syracuse University). Other candidates…

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IRE Board bestows Founders and Service awards

Two Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporters who served on the IRE Board of Directors have been honored with Founders Awards: Jim Polk and the late Mike McGraw. In addition, the IRE board also has presented Service Awards to outgoing board members Sarah Cohen, Andrew Donohue and Ellen Gabler. “The impact these five individuals have had on…

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Board to consider IRE bylaws change

To comply with new U.S. Postal Service requirements for periodical mailings, the IRE Board of Directors at its 2 p.m. meeting on June 14, 2018 in Orlando will consider adding one line to the IRE Code of Bylaws: “Section 5.07 IRE Journal. A copy of The IRE Journal shall be sent to each member of…

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Consider running for the IRE Board of Directors, Contest Committee

Starting today, IRE will begin accepting applications for candidates for the IRE Board of Directors. This year seven of the board’s 13 seats are up for election. Three incumbents have decided not to run for new terms. The initial filing period for candidates is April 16 – May 20. All candidates filing by this time will…

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Cast your vote for the IRE Board of Directors

Starting today, IRE members can vote online for the IRE Board of Directors. Ballots will be sent to the primary e-mail as listed in your membership profile. So far, six people have declared candidacy; six of the board’s 13 seats are up for election this year. Two people have declared candidacy for the two seats…

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Consider running for the IRE Board of Directors, Contest Committee

Starting today, IRE will begin accepting applications for candidates for the IRE Board of Directors. This year six of the board’s 13 seats are up for election.  The initial filing period for candidates is April 17 – May 21. All candidates filing by this time will appear on the initial ballot when voting begins on June 1.  Electronic…

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Cast your vote for the IRE Board of Directors

Starting today IRE members can vote online for the IRE Board of Directors. Ballots will be sent to the primary e-mail as listed in your membership profile. So far seven people have declared candidacy; six of the board’s 13 seats are up for election this year. To learn more about the candidates, click here. No one has declared candidacy…

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Consider running for the IRE Board of Directors, Contest Committee

2015 Board Election Schedule April 13 – Period to declare candidacy for the IRE Board begins May 11 – Deadline for candidates to file to appear on the initial ballot May 18 – Voting period begins, candidate statements posted online June 4 – Deadline to get on the ballot (5 p.m. EDT) June 5 – Candidate forum at…

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Members to vote at CAR Conference to give student members voting rights

There will be a brief membership meeting at the Computer-Assisted Reporting Conference in Atlanta to vote on several changes to the Articles of Incorporation. The first of these changes IRE’s rules to allow student members to vote. Currently students and associate members do not have voting rights. IRE’s Board of Directors met in June and…

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Seven members elected to IRE Board of Directors

IRE members elected seven new directors to the IRE board on Saturday evening at the organization’s annual conference in San Francisco. The newly elected members are: Sarah Cohen, The New York Times; Andrew Donohue, The Center for Investigative Reporting; Ellen Gabler, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Jill Riepenhoff, The Columbus Dispatch; Nicole Vap, KUSA-TV in Denver;…

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