Broadcast: 10 of the most important lessons I have learned (Sponsored by National Association of Broadcasters)

  • Event: 2017 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Cindy Galli of ABC News; Lee Zurik of WVUE-New Orleans; Stephen Stock of NBC Bay Area
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Jun. 24 at 11:30am
  • Location: Grand Sonoran G
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Even the best veteran journalists have made their share of mistakes – or, at least have come close. What stories shaped their journalistic process and what can you learn from their tales? Attend this session to find out.

Speaker Bios

  • Cindy Galli is Chief of Investigative Projects for ABC News in New York. She oversees a team of award-winning network correspondents and producers specializing in longform investigations. Cindy serves on the board of directors for Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE), where she has been a member since 1994. A longtime investigative producer, her work has garnered regional and national awards over 25 years of reporting. Bay Area native and UC Berkeley alum. Go Bears!

  • Hard to believe but more than 35 years ago Stephen began as a GA reporter in Roanoke, VA. Since then he’s covered everything from shuttle launches to hurricanes, presidents to popes. Now a founding member of NBC Bay Area’s 17-member Investigative Unit, he’s won everything from a Peabody, to a duPont, a national SPJ, 3 Murrow & 6 AP awards, 17 regional Emmys and a national Emmy nomination. He's taught at IRE for a decade. His work has changed laws & lives. @stephenstocktv

  • 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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