Digging deeper with data and documents

  • Event: 2018 Palm Springs Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Nicole Vap of KUSA/9News Denver
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Sep. 6 at 10:45am
  • Location: Fillmore Room
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Move beyond anecdotes and he-said, she-said journalism with data and documents. Advice on developing a documents state of mind, navigating public records, understanding records retention schedules, exploring key records on a variety of beats and becoming familiar with key national data sets to produce high-impact local stories.

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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  • Digging deeper with data and documents
    Nicole Vap, director of investigative journalist at 9NEWS in Denver and TEGNA Inc, shared advice for moving beyond anecdotes and he-said, she-said journalism with data and documents at the 2018 Palm Springs Watchdog Workshop. She gave advice on developing a documents state of mind, navigating public records, understanding records retention schedules, exploring key records on a variety of beats and becoming familiar with key national data sets to produce high-impact local stories.