Master class: Writing the investigative narrative

  • Event: 2020 IRE Conference (Virtual)
  • Speaker: TBA
  • Date/Time: Friday, Sep. 25 at 12:00pm
  • Location: See printed schedule for room information
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

You’ve gathered data, docs and human sources. Now it’s time to turn your reporting into a story — or a series — that packs a punch. If you’re new to investigative storytelling or want to up your writing game, this workshop is for you.

Alexandra Zayas, senior editor at ProPublica, and Jessica Contrera, enterprise reporter at The Washington Post, will teach you how to:

* Understanding narrative

* Reporting for story — How to gather the details and scenes that will give your piece emotional power

* Focus and framing – Finding your way through all that material

* Self-editing tips and techniques

Pre-registration is required and seating is limited. This class is from noon - 4 p.m. (ET)

NOTE: Registration is required for this session. Click here to sign up.

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