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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Online voting begins this afternoon in Board of Directors election

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. We expect voting to open around 4 p.m. (Central). So far 13 people have declared candidacy; seven of the board’s 13 seats are up for election this year. To…

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Consider running for the IRE Board of Directors

2014 Board Election Schedule May 1 – Period to declare candidacy for the IRE Board begins May 30 – Deadline for candidates to file to appear on the initial ballot June 9 – Voting period begins, candidate statements posted online June 26 – Deadline to get on the ballot June 28 – Candidate forum at 6…

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Day one of the IRE Conference, in pictures

Day one of the IRE Conference featured the best apps for mobile reporting, the year overview in computer-assited reporting, updates on multiple Knight Foundation funded projects including CensusReporter, everyday databases, a series of training sessions by the Investigative News Network and much more. The Board of Directors held a meeting and attendees gathered at an…

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Policy prohibiting IRE Board member entries in awards to be reconsidered

At its June 20 meeting during our annual conference in San Antonio, the IRE Board of Directors will consider modifying the policy that bans entries in the IRE Awards if a Board member has been involved with a story at any level. IRE currently has one of the strictest such policies of any journalism contest.…

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Run for the IRE board

We are now accepting applications for candidates for the IRE Board of Directors. Below you’ll find an article written for the current IRE Journal by Board member Sarah Cohen explaining more about what it means to serve on IRE’s Board, and details on how to file. If you have questions, you can contact me at mark@ire.org.…

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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 Boston. The newly elected members are: Manny Garcia of El Nuevo Herald, Sarah Cohen of Duke University, Mc Nelly Torres of the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting, Rob Cribb of The Toronto Star, Stuart Watson of…

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