Source:2703Athia Hardt, Megan Finnerty, Yihyun Jeong, Michael Chow
Affiliation:Hardt and Associates, USA TODAY Network, The Arizona Republic
June 2 marked the 41st anniversary of the assassination of Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles. To commemorate his legacy of investigative and watchdog journalism, The Arizona Republic will host a special Storytellers Project show in partnership with IRE on Thursday, June 22.
We will feature journalists who worked with Bolles at The Republic and journalists who carry on his legacy today. Members of IRE, which was formed the year before his death, traveled to Phoenix to continue his reporting and collaborated to produce the Arizona Project. The night will be emceed by Republic reporter Richard Ruelas, who has covered Bolles’ legacy extensively, and Storytellers Project founder Megan Finnerty.