Three journalists from various backgrounds spoke during the IRE Awards luncheon in Baltimore on June 13 on why IRE is so important to their careers and to the future of investigative journalism.
Click to listen. (6:20 – mp3 format)
The speakers were:
- Mark Horvit, IRE executive director (brief intro).
- James Steele, contributing editor for Vanity Fair and one-half of Barlett and Steele, the longest running investigative reporting team in American journalism.
- Mark Greenblatt, award-winning investigative reporter for KHOU-Houston.
- Laura Frank, investigative reporter for the Rocky Mountain News in Denver until it closed Feb. 27; she now is helping launch the non-profit Rocky Mountain Investigative News Network at the University of Colorado.
To join them in supporting IRE - and to help us complete a $50,000 Challenge Fund for Journalism grant - click here.