Events and Training

2014 Watchdog Workshop: Investigating Washington

Hosted by: National Press Club Journalism Institute

Attend the Watchdog Workshop: Investigating Washington that will be hosted Saturday, January 11 at the National Press Club from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

You'll receive tips, strategies and advice that will arm you to cover key issues in 2014, including the Congressional elections, the healthcare debate, national security and much more.

Confirmed speakers include author James Bamford; Michael Isikoff, NBC News; Jonathan Salant, Bloomberg News; Tom Hamburger, The Washington Post; Fred Schulte, The Center for Public Integrity; Margot Williams, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ); Kimberly Kindy, The Washington Post; Sandy Bergo and Chuck Neubauer, Better Government Association; Angela Grelling, Bloomberg News; Josh Meyer, Medill National Security Journalism Initiative; Julie Rovner, NPR; and more.

Workshop Fees

**Must be a current IRE or National Press Club Member

$30 Professional

$30 Student


Current IRE members should register through their member profile.  Once logged in, select conferences and events on the left-hand side of the screen under my profile, then select the event you would like to register for. 

National Press Club Members, new IRE members, or if your IRE membership has expired, please register here.

For any workshop questions, please contact or 573-882-2042.


The night before the workshop, the National Press Club is hosting a meet-up for IRE members beginning at 6 p.m. 

Cash bar, cheap drink prices. McClendon room in the Reliable Source. Dine at the NPC's famous Friday evening taco bar or order meals from the bar's awesome menu (the Buffalo wings are excellent). Come see old friends, meet new ones, network and plot your trip to NICAR in Baltimore, details here and the annual IRE conference in June, this year in always popular San Francisco, details here.

Time and place

Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014

The National Press Club
529 14th Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20045

Registration information

Registration for this event is open! Click here to begin.

Hurry! Registration closes on Saturday, Jan. 11 at 5 p.m..

Schedule details