Best of broadcast (Sponsored by National Association of Broadcasters)

  • Event: 2017 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Jon Turnipseed of WVUE-New Orleans; Lee Zurik of WVUE-New Orleans
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Jun. 22 at 9:00am
  • Location: Grand Sonoran G
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Watch and listen as the photographers, editors, reporters and producers behind this year’s IRE Award winners and finalists explain how they did it, what they would do differently and what they were really thinking when things got hard.

Speaker Bios

  • Jon Turnipseed: Investigative photographer for WVUE-TV in New Orleans. Awards include a Peabody, 4 national Edward R Murrows, and a Scripps Howard award. 

  • Lee Zurik is an Evening News Anchor and Chief Investigative Reporter at WVUE-TV in New Orleans and Director of Investigations at Gray Television and Investigate TV.  Lee has been honored with many of journalism’s top awards including the Peabody, duPont, and IRE Medal.  Before Hurricane Katrina, Lee was a sports anchor/reporter. He taught himself to be an investigative reporter by reading IRE resources (books and tipsheets) and attending IRE conferences. 

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