Cross-border investigations

  • Event: 2019 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Catalina Lobo-Guerrero of Global Investigative Journalism Network; Giannina Segnini Picado of Columbia Journalism School; Ben Hallman of ICIJ
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Jun. 13 at 5:00pm
  • Location: Meyerland
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

This panel will explore the challenges of developing sources and stories across the globe, and among groups often overlooked by reporters.   

Speaker Bios

  • Ben Hallman is ICIJ's chief reporter and leads the reporting team. @ben_hallman

  • Catalina Lobo-Guerrero is a GIJN's Spanish editor. A native of Colombia, she has worked as a freelance journalist for more than 10 years, reporting on politics, armed conflict, human rights and corruption in Latin America. Her work has been published by The New York Times, El País, The Guardian, Semana, amongst other media outlets. She is a graduate of Columbia University's Journalism School and a former fellow of the Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism.

  • Giannina Segnini is the director of the Data Journalism Degree at Columbia University in New York City. She also oversees the Cross-border Data Investigative Fellowship at the J-School, an initiative to investigate organized crime and corruption across borders using data. Segnini is an investigative journalist from Costa Rica, where she used to lead a team of reporters that triggered more than 50 criminal investigations after their revelations.

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