IRE members elected six new directors to the IRE board on Saturday evening at the organization's annual conference in Philadelphia.
The newly elected members are: Cheryl W. Thompson, The Washington Post/George Washington University; Ziva Branstetter, The Frontier; Matt Goldberg, KNBC; Josh Meyer, Medill National Security Journalism Initiative, Northwestern University; T. Christian Miller, ProPublica; and Steven Rich, The Washington Post.
The board then selected members of the executive committee. They are: Sarah Cohen, president; Matt Goldberg, vice president; Ellen Gabler, secretary; Andrew Donohue, treasurer, and Josh Meyer.
The membership also elected two members to the Contest Committee. They are: Jim Polk, formerly of CNN, and Michael Lindenberger, The Dallas Morning News.