Local watchdog showcase

  • Event: 2019 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Erin Mansfield of USA TODAY Network; Alex Hall of KQED Public Radio
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Jun. 13 at 9:00am
  • Location: Texas C
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

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 is an investigative reporter for the USA Today Network based in Columbus, Ohio. She previously held city and county governments accountable in East Texas for the Tyler Morning Telegraph; covered health care, business, telecommunications, energy, and the Vermont Legislature for VTDigger.org; and wrote about town Select Boards for her hometown paper, the Rutland Herald. Twitter: @_erinmansfield 

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