Conversation: Starting a new investigative team with a data focus

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Jill Riepenhoff of InvestigateTV; Lee Zurik of WVUE-New Orleans
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 9 at 10:15am
  • Location: Halsted
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Learn from our mistakes. Raycom Media created a brand-new national investigative team with a focus on data. Oh, and we are located in SD, Ohio and New Orleans AND hiring!

Speaker Bios

  • Jill Riepenhoff is a producer for InvestigateTV. Prior to joining the national TV team in 2017, she was an investigative reporter at The Columbus Dispatch for more than three decades. With that many years under her belt, she has written about all sorts of unsavory characters/agencies/laws. She also likes to dig into sports from time to time. She is a member of the IRE Board of Directors. @JRiep

  • 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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