Developing sources on the beat

  • Event: 2018 Atlanta Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Corey Johnson of Tampa Bay Times; Andy Pierrotti of WXIA-Atlanta
  • Date/Time: Friday, Apr. 6 at 2:00pm
  • Location: See printed schedule for room information
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Identifying sources and how to get them to talk. Interviewing strategies to get the best information from sources and cultivating relationships.

Speaker Bios

  • Corey Johnson is an investigative reporter at the Tampa Bay Times. His work has uncovered police corruption, coerced prison sterilizations, state regulatory failures, excessive governmental secrecy and university scandals. His efforts have won IRE's top prize, the Gold Medal, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and garnered many other state and national honors. @CoreyGJohnson

  • Andy is an investigative reporter at 11Alive, the NBC TV affiliate in Atlanta. He's an accomplished journalist recognized with by George Foster Peabody, RTNDA, Scripps Howard Foundation and numerous regional Emmy chapters. His stories focus on government accountability, equality, criminal justice and consumer advocacy. Twitter: @AndyPierrotti

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