Join this regional training event in Las Vegas on April 22-23, 2023, the first IRE Jeff German Investigative Workshop.
The workshop honors Jeff German, a longtime Review-Journal reporter who was killed outside his home in Las Vegas on Sept. 2. A county official who was the subject of German’s reporting earlier in the year is charged with murder in German’s death.
Highlighting the extraordinary circumstances of picking up the pieces of an ongoing story when vital material has been seized by police and personal and source emotions are running high, sessions will feature several of the late German’s colleagues. Other speakers will focus on finding, cultivating and protecting sources; watchdog story ideas; and public records and data to request for (almost) any beat.
As an add-on to the workshop, Michael Scott Davidson of Newsweek will teach a class introducing Google Sheets on Sunday morning, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The special three-hour, hands-on class would benefit all reporters and editors seeking to learn how to make numbers tell the story. This class requires an additional fee along with workshop registration.
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The workshop will be held at the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies at UNLV.
Saturday's workshop will take place in the Auditorium
Sunday's class will take place in Greenspun Hall in Room GUA1125.
Parking is available in the student union parking lot, north of Greenspun Hall. A campus map can be found here. Visitors can park in staff parking spaces on the weekends, do not park in reserved parking only spots.
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