Lessons learned by journalist-turned-private investigator (Sponsored by Knight Foundation)

  • Event: 2017 IRE Conference
  • Speaker: Rich Robertson of R3 Investigations
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Jun. 25 at 10:15am
  • Location: Grand Canyon 11-13
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

An investigative reporter-turned-private investigator shares how the two worlds differ and are similar. He will show some of the tools and tricks of his new trade, and discuss what he would do differently if he were a reporter again.

Speaker Bios

  • Rich Robertson was a print and broadcast journalist in Arizona for 28 years, mostly at The Arizona Republic where he was the head of the investigative team and also served as city editor. He became a private investigator in 2000, doing primarily criminal defense. He recently became the only non-lawyer to be honored with a lifetime achievement award by Arizona Attorneys for Criminal Justice. He has been an IRE member for more than 30 years.

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