Source:Nancy Amons, Erica Byfield, Cindy Galli and Darcy Spears
Affiliation:WSMV-Nashville, WNBC New York City, ABC News and KTNV-Las Vegas
Female investigative reporters face a unique set of challenges. How do we press for accountability without being called a b*#@$? How do we get answers in a friendly way without someone thinking we’re “using what we’ve got”? Both inside and outside the newsroom, our road to becoming established investigative reporters hasn’t been without pebbles (sometimes boulders) of sexism. You’ll hear from four veteran female investigative journalists about how they got their start in and now navigate a world where being tough is a prerequisite for the job.