You just survived NICAR19! Now what?
You've just spent the past three days absorbing as much information as possible and now it's time to go home and put it all to use. But where do you start? And how do you not immediately lose all that knowledge you just gained? Come to this session to get simple tips and tricks to bring it all home and put it to good use. You'll also learn how IRE can help you ride the NICAR wave long after Newport Beach.
As director of IRE's resource center, Lauren manages the annual IRE and Philip Meyer contests, maintains the ever-growing investigative stories library and tipsheet database, coordinates efforts for new and updated versions of IRE's beat book series, and offers research and backgrounding help to IRE's more than 5,000 members. She also helps coordinate and plan IRE's two annual conferences. Before coming to IRE, Lauren worked at the Missouri School of Journalism Library and the Columbia Missourian Newspaper Library. Lauren holds a master's degree in library science. @lgrandestaff
Erin spends her days holding the city and county governments accountable for the Tyler Morning Telegraph in East Texas, and mixing in as much data journalism as she can along the way. She previously covered health care, business, telecommunications, energy, and the Vermont Legislature for VTDigger.org after getting her start writing about small town Select Boards for her hometown paper, the Rutland Herald. Ask about her cat, Princess Gabriela. Twitter: @_erinmansfield
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