Broadcast Track: Lightning talks

  • Event: 2019 IRE Conference
  • Speaker: Nicole Vap of KUSA/9News Denver
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jun. 14 at 5:00pm
  • Location: Texas H
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

**Moderated by Nicole Vap, KUSA/9News Denver

We're bringing Lightning Talks back to the IRE Conference broadcast track. Hear from the top investigative reporters in the country, who will each present for five minutes.

1. “Perfect Pitch”

Aaron Wische KPRC

2. “The balancing act: GA and Investigative”

Rachel Polansky, NBC2

3. “Bingable Investigations”

Evan Stulberger, NBC

4. “Location, Location, Location”

Tonya Simpson, WTVD

5. “Investigating College Sports”

Josh Fine, HBO

6. “The System is Guilty”

Katie Wilcox, KPNX

7. “Quick and Easy Maps for TV (That work great for digital too)” 

Keaton Fuchs, ABC

8. “Talking to more than yourself—Turn your investigation into a podcast”

Jeremy Jojola, KUSA

9. “Why you should quit your job and travel the world”

Noah Pransky


This session is sponsored by the National Association of Broadcasters. IRE retains control of content, including the topic and speaker selection, for all conference sessions.

Speaker Bios

  • Nicole Vap is the Director of Investigative Journalism at KUSA in Denver and with TEGNA. Nicole leads a team of award winning reporters and producers who investigate government corruption, questionable business practices, crime, and scams both in Denver and across the country. Nicole and her 9Wants to Know team have been recognized with an IRE Award in 2019, a Columbia duPont Silver Baton in 2011, and National Edward R. Murrow award and a Sigma Delta Chi in 2018.

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