Broadcast Track: 60 ideas in 60 minutes (Sponsored by National Association of Broadcasters)

  • Event: 2018 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Rachel DePompa of WWBT-Richmond; Joe Ellis of KVUE/ABC Austin
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Jun. 14 at 5:00pm
  • Location: Crystal C
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Looking for story ideas? We’ve got 60 stories from broadcast investigative reporters that can be done in any market. You’ll walk away with a tipsheet full of ideas that can keep you busy for months. Come early and grab a seat. This panel is not to be missed.

Speaker Bios

  • Rachel DePompa is the investigative reporter for WWBT NBC12 in Richmond, VA. She's also the consumer investigative reporter for Investigate TV. She's been named best reporter in the Virginias by the AP for Broadcasters and has won numerous Murrow and Emmy awards. Her stories have exposed complicated Ponzi schemes, police corruption and misuse of tax dollars, leading to several federal investigations with convictions. @RachelDePompa

  • Joe Ellis is the Executive Producer of Investigations and News Projects at KVUE in Austin, Texas. His work has earned numerous regional and national awards including a 2017 duPont Columbia Award and a 2016 IRE Award. Joe's work has also triggered many changes in law and government policy and resulted in dozens of criminal convictions. Along with his work at KVUE, Joe also serves on the Board of Directors of the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas. @JoeEllisATX

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