Quick-hit and breaking news investigations

  • Event: 2017 New York Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Richard Greenberg of NBC News; Serge Kovaleski of The New York Times; Kendall Taggart of BuzzFeed News
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jan. 27 at 11:20am
  • Location: Newsroom
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Speaker Bios

  • Richard Greenberg is NBC News Vice President and Executive Editor, Investigations. He has reported extensively on global security issues, terrorism, organized crime, and human rights. He has overseen many of NBC’s exclusives in Iran. His groundbreaking 2004 Dateline NBC documentary on the child sex trade in Cambodia received two Emmy awards. Greenberg previously was Vice President, NBC News Standards and a producer at Dateline, 60 Minutes, and ABC News. @rgnbc

  • Serge Kovaleski, a 2009 Pulitzer winner and a 2015 Polk winner, is an investigative reporter on the National Desk at The New York Times. Prior to returning to the national staff in November - where he has done deep dives on the so-called Alt-right and the deadly fire in Oakland - Mr. Kovaleski was an investigative reporter on the Culture Desk for two years, where he broke major stories on Harper Lee and the death of Prince, among other pieces.  

  • Kendall Taggart is reporter on the investigations team at BuzzFeed News. Previously, she was a reporter at The Center for Investigative Reporting/Reveal. She's worked on projects about bad charities, dangerous pesticides and the criminal justice system. @KendallTTaggart

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