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 director of investigative journalism for KUSA-TV and TEGNA. Her team has won multiple awards including the IRE Award, Sigma Delta Chi, National Edward R. Murrow award and the duPont-Columbia baton. Nicole lives in Denver with her husband, Drew, two daughters, and dog Trixie. @nicolevap

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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.