Declare candidacy for the IRE Board of Directors

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. Three incumbents have decided not to run for new terms. The initial filing period for candidates is April 8 – May 12. All candidates filing by this time will…

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Six elected to IRE Board of Directors

IRE members elected six directors to the IRE board on Saturday evening at the organization’s annual conference in Phoenix. The newly elected members are: Matt Apuzzo, The New York Times; Ziva Branstetter, Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting; Matt Goldberg, KNBC-TV; T. Christian Miller, ProPublica; Steven Rich, The Washington Post; and Cheryl W. Thompson, The…

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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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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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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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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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Absentee voting for the 2013 IRE Board election ENDS 6-19

Six seats on the 13-member IRE Board of Directors are up for election. The election will be held June 22 at the IRE annual conference in San Antonio, Texas.  Ten members have declared their candidacy in time to be put on the Absentee Ballots. You may view the candidate statements at https://www.ire.org/about/board-directors/elections/candidates/ Online absentee voting…

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Former IRE Board president Dietz remembered as strong leader, stellar journalist

Longtime IRE member David Dietz, president of our organization in 2001-02, passed away Wednesday, June 1,  after a battle with cancer. Dave was a beloved colleague and friend to many of us, and was honored last year with IRE’s Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his many contributions. Over the past decade, Dave worked as…

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Six seats up for election on the IRE Board – Deadline to file and appear on absentee ballots is April 26

The filing period has begun for those planning to run for the IRE Board of Directors. Six seats on the 13-member board are up for election. The election will be held June 11 at the IRE annual conference in Orlando, Fla. The IRE Board serves as the governing body of IRE and generally meets in…

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IRE Board urges government restraint regarding Wikileaks documents

The Board of the Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) strongly encourages the U.S. government to exercise great restraint when considering matters surrounding the documents released through Wikileaks or taking any actions that could undermine American traditions of a free press and open government. While controversy exists about the nature of Wikileaks’ activities and the disclosure…

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