Broadcast: Breaking the mold (Sponsored by National Association of Broadcasters)

  • Event: 2017 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Jeremy Campbell of WXIA-Atlanta; Erin Peterson of WXIA-Atlanta; Chris Vanderveen of KUSA/9News Denver; Nicole Vap of KUSA/9News Denver; Noah Pransky of independent journalist
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jun. 23 at 3:45pm
  • Location: Grand Sonoran G
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

The world of journalism is changing fast. Hear from the broadcasters who are driving that change. In this session, you’ll learn ways to make your work stand out and have fun finding new ways to tell amazing stories.

Speaker Bios

  • Jeremy Campbell is lead reporter and Executive Storyteller of WXIA's digital investigative team, Atticus.  It produced "Charlie Foxtrot," an investigation honored by the IRE Awards this year.  The series aired in 38 cities and was screened for policymakers inside the U.S. Capitol. His approach to journalism combines the spirit of documentary filmmaking with storytelling practices that defy tradition. @Jeremy11Alive FACEBOOK: @JeremyCampbell11Alive

  • Erin Gutierrez: Executive Producer of the Atticus Team at WXIA in Atlanta. We create digital, episodic investigations for TEGNA. Career Path: CNN, HLN and a climb up the local news StairMaster at stations in Toledo, Flint, Houston and Atlanta. Schooling: The Texas Longhorns, The Jerry Springer Show, and CorePower Yoga. @ErinKGutierrez

  • Noah Pransky is an investigative reporter who collected national Cronkite, Polk, duPont, and Murrow awards for his watchdog work while at WTSP in Tampa Bay.  He recently brought his out-of-the-box government, consumer, and sports business watchdogging to New York City, a return to the region where Pransky began his career as a sports anchor/reporter.
    Twitter/FB/IG:  @NoahPransky

  • Chris Vanderveen's work on KUSA-TV's nationally recognized 9Wants to Know investigative team has led to changes in both state and federal law.  His ongoing "Show Us Your Bills" series highlighting the absurdities of the country's medical billing system has received, to date, a National Murrow Award, two Headliner Awards, the Sigma Delta Chi Award and this year's IRE Award for Broadcast/Video Division II. @chrisvanderveen

  • Nicole Vap is the Director of Investigative Journalism at KUSA in Denver and with TEGNA. Nicole leads a team of award winning reporters and producers who investigate government corruption, questionable business practices, crime, and scams both in Denver and across the country. Nicole and her 9Wants to Know team have been recognized with an IRE Award in 2019, a Columbia duPont Silver Baton in 2011, and National Edward R. Murrow award and a Sigma Delta Chi in 2018.

Related Tipsheets

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