Broadcast Track: Investigating breaking news (Sponsored by National Association of Broadcasters)

  • Event: 2018 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Tina Macias of KHOU-Houston; Tony Pipitone of NBC6 Miami; Anzio Williams of NBC10 Philadelphia; Tom Winter of NBC News
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Jun. 16 at 11:30am
  • Location: Crystal C
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Mass shooting, natural disaster, plane or train crash -- learn how urgent investigations can differentiate your reporting and your station’s coverage. Hear from a news director and investigative reporters and producers with experience uncovering exclusive content for day-of and after the big breaker.

Speaker Bios

  • Tina Macias is an Emmy award-winning investigative producer at KHOU 11News in Houston, where she juggles longterm data stories and breaking news investigations. Prior to joining KHOU, she was an investigative producer and newspaper reporter in Louisiana. Her investigations have exposed government corruption, spotlighted billions of dollars in government waste and helped changed policy.  @KHOUMacias

  • Over 30 years in Florida television -- first in Orlando and since 2014 with NBC 6 in Miami -- Tony Pipitone has covered most every major news event to hit the state, producing investigative reports that helped put people in jail, get one out and make some powerful people a bit uncomfortable.

  • Anzio Williams joined WCAU NBC10 as VP of News in 2012 and launched news on WWSI Telemeundo62 in 2014.  Before arriving in Philadelphia, Williams worked as News Director at television stations in Sacramento and New Orleans.  He also worked in Miami, Cincinnati, Charlotte and Orlando. Originally from Durham, North Carolina, he graduated from North Carolina A&T State University. @newsballer

  • Tom Winter is an investigative reporter with a focus on law enforcement, counter-terrorism, counter-intelligence, and cyber-crime for NBC News. Winter has been with the NBC News Investigative Unit since its inception in 2013 and has won several awards including two Edward R. Murrow awards and a national Emmy award. @Tom_Winter 

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