Welcome first-timers: Get a button and conference tips

  • Event: 2017 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Doug Haddix of IRE and NICAR; Cody Winchester of IRE and NICAR; Megan Luther of InvestigateTV
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Jun. 22 at 9:00am
  • Location: Grand Canyon 1-3
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Welcome to the conference! Get a special button for first-time attendees and hear from IRE staff about tips and tactics to navigate our conference like a pro. Also, you'll learn about key resources that IRE offers once you're back home.

Speaker Bios

  • Doug Haddix is executive director of Investigative Reporters and Editors. He oversees training, conferences and services for 6,000 members worldwide. Previously, Haddix worked as an IRE training director, an assistant vice president at Ohio State University, director of the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism, and as an editor and reporter at newspapers in Illinois, Ohio and Pennsylvania. He earned a master's in journalism from Indiana University.

  • Megan Luther is an investigative producer with InvestigateTV, Gray Television's national investigative team. Previously, she was IRE's Senior Training Director and a data analyst for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Megan, mother of two, works remotely in South Dakota. @MeganLuther

  • Cody is a training director at Investigative Reporters & Editors. Before joining IRE, he worked at newspapers in Texas, Nebraska and South Dakota.

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