Brownbag: Getting investigative grants

  • Event: 2014 New York Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Sarah Cohen of ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism; Hannah Rappleye of NBC News; Lisa Riordan Seville of independent journalist
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jan. 24 at 12:45pm
  • Location: Room 442
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Speaker Bios

  • Sarah Cohen is the Knight Chair in Journalism at the Walter Cronkite School at ASU. Previously, she worked as the editor of a data reporting team at The New York Times focused on long-term enterprise and investigative stories, and as a database editor for The Washington Post. Her awards include the Pulitzer Prize in Investigative Reporting, the Goldsmith Prize and the IRE medal. She is a past president of IRE, and served on the board for eight years.

  • Hannah Rappleye is a producer with the Investigative Unit at NBC News. Her work focuses on criminal justice, immigration and civil rights and has been supported by several foundations, including The Investigative Fund and the Open Society Foundation. She received her BA from The New School and her MA in Journalism from the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. @hrappleye.

  • Lisa Riordan Seville is an independent investigative reporter for news and magazines. Her stories have appeared on NBC News and nbcnews.com, in The Nation magazine, Salon.com and the New York Daily News, among other outlets. Her work has been supported by the Investigative Fund for The Nation Institute, the Open Society Foundations, the California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowships and CUNY's Urban Reporting Program.

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