IRE members recognized in 2014 Pulitzer Prizes

Several members of Investigative Reporters and Editors were among journalists recognized in the 2014 Pulitzer Prizes on Monday. The Washington Post and The Guardian US won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for their work exposing secret surveillance by the National Security Agency. Several IRE members contributed to the reporting. Chris Hamby of The Center…

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Catch up with some of IRE’s international members

While many of our members work in the United States, hundreds of international journalists contribute to the IRE community. IRE membership stretches from Australia to Argentina. It includes journalists in more than 50 countries, including Pakistan, Kenya, India, Finland and Switzerland. We asked a few of our international members to tell us what they’ve been…

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IRE members honored with Peabody Awards

Several members of Investigative Reporters and Editors were named 2013 Peabody Award winners. To learn more about the awards, click here.   Sebastian Walker of Al Jazeera America won for his participation in the “courageous investigation into an international health scandal,” which resulted in “Fault Lines: Haiti in a time of Cholera.” Anjali Kamat of…

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IRE members win 2014 Goldsmith Prize

Seven IRE members from two news organizations won the 2014 Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting. Chris Hamby, Ronnie Greene, Jim Morris and Chris Zubak-Skees of the Center for Public Integrity and Matthew Mosk, Brian Ross and Rhonda Schwartz of ABC News were recognized for their work on “Breathless and Burdened: Dying from Black Lung, Buried…

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IRE members win 2014 Selden Ring Award

Congratulations to IRE members Ellen Gabler and Allan J. Vestal of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel for receiving the 2014 Selden Ring Award for Investigative Reporting. USC Annenberg recognized Gabler and Vestal, along with colleagues Mark Johnson, John Fauber and Kristyna Wentz-Graff, for their series “Deadly Delays,” which investigated processing failures in newborn screening programs. From the…

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13 IRE members honored with Polk awards

The winners of the 2103 George Polk Awards in Journalism, announced Sunday by Long Island University, included 13 IRE members. The awards honor special achievement in journalism, particularly in the areas of investigative and enterprise reporting. The following IRE members were among this year’s 30 recipients of awards given in 13 categories: Glenn Greenwald (The…

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IRE/AAJA announce partnership for conferences

  The Asian American Journalists Association and Investigative Reporters and Editors are creating a unique opportunity for members of both organizations to take advantage of the training offered at three national events in 2014: IRE’s Computer-Assisted Reporting Conference in Baltimore in late February, IRE’s annual conference in San Francisco in June and the AAJA National…

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Longtime member pledges debut book royalties to IRE endowment

Nancy Stancill, an IRE member for 25 years and a former board member, has pledged royalties from her debut suspense novel Saving Texas, to the IRE endowment.  Stancill, of Charlotte, N.C., has pledged the royalties from the first thousand books she sells to support the Godfrey Wells Stancill Small Newspaper Fellowship. The fellowship, established in 2006 in…

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IRE members win Barlett and Steele Awards from Reynolds Center

Four IRE members were among journalists honored in the seventh annual Barlett & Steele Awards for Investigative Business Journalism, announced today by the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Business Journalism. The awards are named for the investigative team of Don Barlett and James Steele, they are funded by the Reynolds Center and celebrate the  best…

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IRE remembers Kelly Guckian

For many of us in this organization we have two families – our personal one and our IRE family. Today I was heartbroken to hear that we’d lost Kelly Guckian from our IRE family.  For those of you who didn’t get the pleasure to meet Kelly, she was kind and sincere. She also loved data,…

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