Quick-hit investigations

  • Event: 2017 Jackson Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Shawn McIntosh of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Feb. 11 at 11:30am
  • Location: California Room
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Strategies, story ideas, resources and tips for watchdog stories on a variety of beats.  How to produce meaty enterprise stories that may take a few days or a few weeks rather than months.

Speaker Bios

  • Shawn McIntosh is editorial director at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, overseeing news content, including investigative reporting and data journalism. A career-long member of IRE, she credits the training and camaraderie offered here for any success she has had. She has previously been top editor in Jackson, Miss., and worked in investigative roles at The Dallas Morning News and USA TODAY. @shawnmcintosh and @AJCInvestigate

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