Local watchdog showcase

  • Event: 2019 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Erin Mansfield of Tyler Morning Telegraph; Alex Hall of KQED Public Radio
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Jun. 13 at 9:00am
  • Location: Texas C
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Learn new and old reporting tricks as two reporters highlight a selection of great local watchdog journalism from the past year. Hear firsthand presentations by local reporters from across the country on how to expose wrongdoing in your community.

Speaker Bios

  • Alex Hall is a reporter for KQED Public Radio, San Francisco's NPR member station. She covers immigration, labor, agriculture, criminal justice, politics and more from the station's Central Valley bureau in Fresno, California. @chalexhall 

  • 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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