Broadcast Track: Deep dive 3: Best of broadcast

  • Event: 2019 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Jeremy Rogalski of KHOU-Houston; Chris Vanderveen of KUSA/9News Denver; Melanie Woodrow of KGO/ABC7 San Francisco
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Jun. 15 at 3:00pm
  • Location: Texas H
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

A deep dive into how some of the biggest stories of the year came to fruition.

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

  • @JRogalskiKHOU is a three-time duPont Columbia University Award winner who enjoys digging through data and public records to hold the powerful accountable. The latest deep-dive from the KHOU 11 Investigates team, "Unforgivable," told the stories of those impacted by the child sex abuse crisis in the Catholic church.

  • Chris Vanderveen's work on KUSA-TV's nationally recognized 9Wants to Know investigative team has led to changes in both state and federal law.  His ongoing "Show Us Your Bills" series highlighting the absurdities of the country's medical billing system has received, to date, a National Murrow Award, two Headliner Awards, the Sigma Delta Chi Award and this year's IRE Award for Broadcast/Video Division II. @chrisvanderveen

  • Melanie Woodrow is an Investigative MMJ for ABC7 News in San Francisco. She splits her time between ITeam MMJ and General Assignment reporting. Melanie has been a reporter for 15 years working at stations on both coasts. Previously she was the Investigative Reporter for the nationally syndicated daytime talk show The Doctors. When Melanie isn’t reporting, she is usually practicing or teaching yoga. You can follow her on Twitter @MelanieWoodrow

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