Broadcast Track: The 10 most important lessons I've learned

  • Event: 2019 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Eric Flack of WUSA9 Washington; Jodie Fleischer of NBC4 Washington; Tony Kovaleski of KMGH-Denver
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Jun. 15 at 11:30am
  • Location: Texas H
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

From confrontations to collaborations and FOIAs to fact-checking, you'll hear from three TV news veterans about the most important lessons they’ve learned in their careers.

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

  • Eric is an investigative reporter at WUSA9 in Washington, DC with more than two decades of experience in television journalism. His Murrow and Emmy award winning investigations have changed law, exposed police wrongdoing and improved public safety. Eric is a loving father of two children he constantly posts about on his Instagram page, 12 year old Miles and 11 year old Rosalee. 

  • Jodie is an investigative reporter with the NBC4 I-Team in Washington, specializing in exposing government waste and corruption. Her work includes a police shooting series which led to a law change, a house stealing series which led to indictments, a law change and an FBI award, and exposure of fraud at a drug rehab that led to its closure. She’s been honored with an IRE Award, a duPont Award, 5 Murrows, 17 regional Emmys and a national investigative Emmy nomination.

  • Tony is the Chief Investigative Reporter at KMGH-TV in Denver.  He also serves as the Corporate Investigative trainer for the Scripps Broadcasting group.  His broadcast career includes work at NBC Bay Area, KPRC (Houston), KTVK and KNXV (Phoenix).  His work has been honored with a DuPont Columbia Award, a national Emmy, national Murrow and more 30 regional Emmy awards. 

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