Investigating local sports

On Oct. 16, IRE hosted a Google Hangout on sports investigations. Drawing on the issues presented in the latest IRE Journal, the discussion will focus on the need for investigative reporting in local sports, techniques for finding stories and balancing investigative work with beat reporting. Particpants included:

  • Kevin Blackistone, University of Maryland professor, columnist and frequent ESPN panelist (moderator)
  • Eric Prisbell, National College Basketball Writer at USA Today

  • Amy Shipley, Reporter at the South Florida Sun Sentinel

  • Scott Reid, Reporter at The Orange County Register

Drawing on the issues presented in the latest IRE Journal, the discussion will focus on the need for investigative reporting in local sports, techniques for finding stories and balancing investigative work with beat reporting.