Digging deeper with data and docs

  • Event: 2016 Anchorage Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Nicole Vap of KUSA/9News Denver
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 1 at 2:00pm
  • Location: See printed schedule for room information
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Advice on developing a documents state of mind, navigating public records, understanding records retention schedules, exploring key records on a variety of beats, and becoming familiar with key national data sets to produce high-impact local stories.

Speaker Bios

  • 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.

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