IRE metrics show growth, progress

IRE is poised to begin its new fiscal year July 1 in a position of strength in terms of membership, finances and expanded training offerings. “Through the tireless efforts of our IRE staff and leadership from our board of directors, IRE continues to evolve to meet changing needs of our members across the country and…

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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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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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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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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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Welcome to the 2018 IRE Conference!

The 2018 IRE Conference begins Thursday. Below you’ll find a few bits of information to help you prepare for this great conference! For the latest up-to-date information about panels, speakers and special events at the conference, please visit our conference website.   Hotel Information The conference is taking place at the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, 6677…

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Download the 2018 IRE Conference mobile app!

The 2018 IRE Conference app is now available through Guidebook! We encourage you to download our mobile guide to enhance your experience at the 2018 IRE Conference. You’ll be able to plan your day with a personalized schedule, browse maps and connect with other attendees. The app is free and compatible with iPhones, iPads, iPod Touches and Android…

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Jailed Reuters reporters receive IRE’s Don Bolles Medal for courage

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo of Reuters Two Reuters journalists, arrested while reporting on human rights abuses in Myanmar, have been selected as recipients of the Don Bolles Medal from Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE). The Don Bolles Medal recognizes investigative journalists who have exhibited extraordinary courage in standing up against intimidation or efforts…

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