IRE members elected seven new directors to the IRE board on Saturday evening at the organization's annual conference in New Orleans.
The newly elected members are: Sarah Cohen, The New York Times; Andrew Donohue, Reveal + The Center for Investigative Reporting; Ellen Gabler, The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Jill Riepenhoff, The Columbus Dispatch; Nicole Vap, KUSA-TV-Denver; Phil Williams, WTVF-Nashville; and Lee Zurik, WVUE-TV-New Orleans.
The board then selected members of the executive committee. They are: Matt Goldberg, president; Ziva Branstetter, vice president; Ellen Gabler, secretary; Andrew Donohue, treasurer, Phil Williams and past-president Sarah Cohen.
The membership also elected two members to the Contest Committee. They are: Jim Polk, formerly of CNN, and Saleem Khan, INVSTG8.NET.