Management Track: Making time for investigative work in a daily newsroom

  • Event: 2019 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Margaret Haberman of The Oregonian/OregonLive; Shawn McIntosh of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Steve Riley of Houston Chronicle
  • Date/Time: Friday, Jun. 14 at 9:00am
  • Location: Texas F
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

It’s not easy to nurture investigative work amid the fast pace of daily news or keep a sprawling project on track while simultaneously managing the day-to-day responsibilities of running a busy newsroom. Join us for a discussion of how to create a culture and practices that give your readers and viewers excellent investigative journalism without sacrificing daily quality.

Speaker Bios

  • Margaret Haberman is the criminal justice enterprise editor for The Oregonian/OregonLive. @mrhaberman

  • Shawn McIntosh is editorial director at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, overseeing news content, including investigative reporting and data journalism. A career-long member of IRE, she credits the training and camaraderie offered here for any success she has had. She has previously been top editor in Jackson, Miss., and worked in investigative roles at The Dallas Morning News and USA TODAY. @shawnmcintosh and @AJCInvestigate

  • Steve Riley is Executive Editor of the Houston Chronicle, and as of this writing, still doubles as the newsroom's investigations editor. He joined the Chronicle in 2017 after 31 years at The News & Observer in Raleigh. He has led projects that have won more than a dozen national awards, including the RFK Journalism Awards Grand Prize and ASNE for local accountability reporting. He has led projects that twice were a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize. @srileychronicle

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