Broadcast Track: Going undercover: Hidden cameras, methods and ethics (Sponsored by National Association of Broadcasters)

  • Event: 2018 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Jeremy Jojola of KUSA/9News Denver; Job Rabkin of Channel 4 News; Diane Wilson of ABC11 WTVD
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Jun. 14 at 3:45pm
  • Location: Crystal C
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Undercover filming is one of the most powerful tools available for television investigations. But how do you do undercover investigations? And when should you do them? In this session, teams from across the U.S. and abroad share their experiences and knowledge of the art of going undercover – and the tricks of the trade.

Speaker Bios

  • Jeremy Jojola is an investigative reporter for 9NEWS in Denver where his stories have inspired the introduction of new state laws and policy changes. Over his 20 year career as television journalist, Jojola has garnered several awards for his investigative work which include topics such as police oversight and systemic problems that hurt vulnerable populations. @jeremyjojola

  • Job Rabkin is the Investigations Editor for Channel 4 News in the UK. He leads the team that produced the series "Data, Democracy and Dirty Tricks" which included an exclusive undercover investigation into Cambridge Analytica and the first broadcast interview with the Facebook whistleblower, Christopher Wylie, in association with the Observer and the New York Times. @jobrabkin

  • Diane Wilson is the Troubleshooter/Consumer Investigative reporter with ABC11 in Raleigh/Durham, NC.  She has recovered more than $2 million dollars in money, goods, and services for viewers who have been ripped off. Diane’s investigative work has resulted in two national recalls, and she's been honored with two regional Emmy's.  One Emmy involved a series of reports that uncovered asbestos in kids makeup. @DWilsonABC11.

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