Build your beat: Sourcing like a pro

  • Event: 2018 New Orleans Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Megan Luther of InvestigateTV; Cody Winchester of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Sep. 15 at 2:00pm
  • Location: Norman C Francis Building 105 auditorium
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

Good reporting means knowing your beat inside and out: The people, the institutions, the processes. In this session, you'll learn reporting strategies for developing sources and building knowledge to own your beat.

Speaker Bios

  • Megan Luther is an investigative producer with InvestigateTV, Gray Television's national investigative team. Previously, she was IRE's Senior Training Director and a data analyst for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Megan, mother of two, works remotely in South Dakota. @MeganLuther

  • Cody is a training director at Investigative Reporters & Editors. Before joining IRE, he worked at newspapers in Texas, Nebraska and South Dakota.

Related Tipsheets

  • Source development
    Learn reporting strategies for developing sources and building knowledge to own your beat, from Megan Luther and Cody Winchester.