Watchdog state of mind

  • Event: 2018 Dallas TV Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Vicky Nguyen of NBC News; Scott Friedman of KXAS/NBC5 Dallas-Fort Worth
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Sep. 22 at 9:15am
  • Location: Studio C
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

How to think like an investigative journalist. Go beyond breaking news and daily stories to take your coverage to the next level. Find data and documents that you can quickly turn into watchdog stories, often building on breaking news coverage and beating the competition.

Speaker Bios

  • Scott Friedman is Senior Investigative Reporter at KXAS-TV the NBC network owned station in Dallas-Fort Worth Texas.  His investigations have been recognized with a Peabody Award, five national Edward R. Murrow Awards, an Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) award and a National News and Documentary Emmy for outstanding regional investigative report.

  • Vicky Nguyen is an investigative & consumer correspondent for NBC News. Her award-winning reporting has led to multiple state and federal investigations and to changes in national policies. Vicky's work has been recognized with a National Emmy, the duPont Columbia Award, the Gerald Loeb Award for Business & Financial Journalism, 3 Gracies, & 2 Sigma Delta Chi awards. Her favorite part of investigative journalism is seeing the impact of the reports. @VickyNguyenTV

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