Storytelling Track: How to turn your investigation into a narrative: Getting them to read to the very last word

  • Event: 2018 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: James B. Steele of independent journalist; Bernice Yeung of ProPublica
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jun. 15 at 9:00am
  • Location: Oceans 5-7
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Deep reporting? Check. Killer interviews? Check. But how do you pull it all together? Learn from master storytellers on key approaches to organization, writing, revising and self-editing to produce compelling stories with high impact.

Speaker Bios

  • Jim Steele is a Pulitzer Prize winning investigative reporter and co- author of eight books including two NYTimes best sellers who has written for Vanity Fair, Time magazine and the Philadelphia Inquirer in his more investigative career. 

  • Bernice Yeung is a reporter with ProPublica who covers business, labor and employment. Previously, she was with Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting where she was a member of the award-winning "Rape in the Fields" and "Rape on the Night Shift" reporting teams. She is the author of "In a Day's Work: The Fight to End Sexual Violence Against America's Most Vulnerable Workers" (The New Press, 2018), which documents the extreme workplace sexual harassment that immigrant women face in low-wage work. @bmyeung

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