Building a watchdog culture in your newsroom

  • Event: 2017 Louisville Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Michael Kelly of independent journalist; Brendan McCarthy of The Boston Globe
  • Date/Time: Sunday, Oct. 22 at 4:00pm
  • Location: 16th Floor Gallery Ballroom
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Proven strategies for developing and maintaining a watchdog mentality in your newsroom.

Speaker Bios

  • Michael Kelly has been a reporter and editor for community newspapers in Texas, New Mexico and western Canada for 30 years. Newsroom teams under his leadership have won numerous awards.

  • Brendan McCarthy is the Deputy Projects Editor at The Boston Globe. He manages an investigative team and helps shepherd projects across the newsroom. He previously helped create and manage the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting. He also worked at The Times-Picayune, the Chicago Tribune and WWL-TV in New Orleans. 

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