Build your beat: Tips on sourcing

  • Event: 2019 Boise Watchdog Workshop
  • Speaker: Ken Armstrong of ProPublica
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Sep. 28 at 1:30pm
  • Location: Osher Institute Lecture Room, Room 207
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Whether you're starting a new beat or digging deep into an investigation, working with sources is an essential part of the process. This session covers how to develop sources and handle tough situations.

Speaker Bios

  • Ken Armstrong is a senior reporter at ProPublica. Previous stops: The Marshall Project, Seattle Times & Chicago Tribune, where his work helped prompt the governor to halt executions and empty death row. He’s won Pulitzers for investigative reporting and explanatory reporting, and shared in two staff Pulitzers for breaking news. He’s won six IRE Awards, a Peabody for radio, an Edgar for books, and a lifetime achievement award from Columbia. Twitter: @bykenarmstrong

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