Tell me a story I won't forget

  • Event: 2015 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Ellen Gabler of The New York Times; Alan Judd of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; T. Christian Miller of ProPublica; Maggie Mulvihill of Boston University
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 5 at 4:30pm
  • Location: International 2-3
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

*Moderated by Maggie Mulvihill, Boston University

You've finished the data analysis and collected the facts, but how will you weave them into a story that sticks with people long after it's read, viewed or heard? A group of veteran journalists will share proven methods for making that happen. We'll discuss combining data with narrative, the best processes for projects and storytelling tips to make sure your investigation sticks with your audience.

Speaker Bios

  • Ellen Gabler is an investigative reporter at The New York Times. Before joining the Times, she worked at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as a reporter and deputy investigations editor. A native of Eau Claire, Wis. Gabler has a bachelor of business administration from Emory University and a master’s degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. She is a former IRE board member. @egabler

  • Alan Judd is an investigative reporter for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, where he has worked on projects about doctors and sex abuse, cheating on standardized testing, predatory lending and other topics. He and his colleagues were finalists in 2017 for the Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting and won the Scripps Howard Award for investigative reporting. @alanjudd3000

  • IRE Board Member. ProPublica reporter. Lover of data. Let's grab a coffee and chat. @txtianmiller

  • @maggiemulvihill Maggie Mulvihill’s data journalism students have been honored with 10 regional or national journalism awards since 2011 as well as being named finalists for the prestigious Livingston Award for Young Journalists. Maggie, an attorney, co-founded the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, serves on the boards of the Reporter’s Committee for Freedom of the Press and the New England First Amendment Coalition and was a 2004–2005 Nieman Fellow. 

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