Welcome and overview

  • Event: 2019 New Orleans Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Francisco Vara-Orta of IRE and NICAR
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Aug. 29 at 9:00am
  • Location: Poydras, Third Floor
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Welcome from NLGJA and IRE to the watchdog workshop -- what to expect, how to get the most out of today's training and ways to stay connected.

Speaker Bios

  • Francisco Vara-Orta is a training director at the Investigative Reporters & Editors, Inc. He brings nearly 20 years of newsroom experience, published by a variety of news organizations, including Chalkbeat, Education Week, the San Antonio Express-News, Austin Business Journal, Los Angeles Business Journal and the Los Angeles Times. He earned a master’s degree in investigative/data journalism at Mizzou & a bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio.

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