Broadcast Track: 30 ideas in 60 minutes

  • Event: 2019 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Susan Batt of WTHR-Indianapolis; Josh Hinkle of KXAN/NBC Austin
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Jun. 13 at 9:00am
  • Location: Texas H
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Looking for story ideas? We’ve got 30 stories from broadcast investigative reporters that can be done in any market. You’ll walk away with a tipsheet full of ideas that can keep you busy for months. Come early and grab a seat. This panel is not to be missed.

This session is sponsored by the National Association of Broadcasters. IRE retains control of content, including the topic and speaker selection, for all conference sessions.

Speaker Bios

  • Susan Batt is an investigative and special projects producer at WTHR (NBC Indianapolis.) She is fortunate to work with a great 13 Investigates team that was honored last year with an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University silver baton and two Peabody Awards.  Susan has also worked in radio and for WRTV, ABC News (Washington, D.C.) and KOMU. @susanbatt

  • Josh Hinkle is KXAN's Director of Investigations & Innovation, leading the station's duPont and IRE Award-winning investigative team on multiple platforms. He also leads KXAN's political coverage as the executive producer and host of “State of Texas,” a weekly program focused on the Texas Legislature and elections, seen in 12 markets statewide. @hinklej

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