Broadcast: Interviews that stand out (Sponsored by National Association of Broadcasters)

  • Event: 2017 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Joel Grover of NBC4 Los Angeles; Tony Kovaleski of KMGH-Denver; Tisha Thompson of ESPN; Scott Zamost of CNBC
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jun. 23 at 11:30am
  • Location: Grand Sonoran G
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

**Moderated by Scott Zamost, CNBC

Veteran broadcast journalists detail the art of pulling off a compelling on-camera interview.

Speaker Bios

  • Joel Grover is the investigative reporter for NBC4 Los Angeles. He has won nearly every major award for investigative reporting, including the Peabody, the DuPont-Columbia, numerous Emmys, six National Edward R. Murrow Awards, and two IRE Medals. He is nationally known for his undercover investigations, which have resulted in millions of dollars in refunds to consumers, changed laws, and sent people to prison.

  • Tony is the Chief Investigative Reporter at KMGH-TV in Denver.  He also serves as the Corporate Investigative trainer for the Scripps Broadcasting group.  His broadcast career includes work at NBC Bay Area, KPRC (Houston), KTVK and KNXV (Phoenix).  His work has been honored with a DuPont Columbia Award, a national Emmy, national Murrow and more 30 regional Emmy awards. 

  • Tisha is an investigative reporter at ESPN, appearing on Outside the Lines, E:60 and SportsCenter. A member of ESPN's 2019 Peabody Award winning team for "Spartan Secrets,” she also won the 2019 national Gracie Award for Best Online Video Host for espnW’s "Being Believed: A Conversation with Sister Survivors," which also received the 2019 Gold Telly Award for Best Online Talk Show. She’s been a member of IRE/NICAR for more than 20 years.

  • Scott Zamost is the senior investigative producer at CNBC. He oversees the investigative unit which produces long form pieces for CNBC, and Nightly Business Report. Prior to CNBC, Scott was a senior investigative producer at CNN, where he produced investigative stories and documentaries since 2008.  He has won more than 75 journalism awards, including two IRE awards. A former newspaper reporter, he has been an annual IRE speaker since 2002. @scottzamost

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