Management Track: Adapting and pivoting to new landscapes

  • Event: 2019 IRE Conference
  • Speakers: Cindy Galli of ABC News; Christopher Baxter of Spotlight PA; Ron Nixon of The Associated Press
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Jun. 15 at 4:15pm
  • Location: Texas G
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

How to lead your team into brave new worlds. We'll discuss adapting to new storytelling techniques, such as embracing digital-first. And we'll talk about how to change the mindset of journalists who have only done it one way, while also guiding newer journalists. 

Speaker Bios

  • Christopher Baxter is the founding editor in chief of Spotlight PA, a statewide investigative newsroom based in Harrisburg, Pa., and in partnership with the Philadelphia Inquirer, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and the Lancaster Media Group. Previously, Baxter was the editor for data and investigations at NJ Advance Media (The Star-Ledger & NJ.com). He has served various roles as an investigative reporter, mentor, coach and editor. Follow him on Twitter @cbaxter1.

  • Cindy Galli is Chief of Investigative Projects for ABC News in New York. Galli oversees a team of network correspondents and producers specializing in investigations ranging from government fraud and waste to consumer issues. She also heads up collaborative investigative projects between ABC News and network affiliates around the country. A member of IRE since 1994, her work has garnered regional and national awards over 25 years of reporting. On Twitter: @mustangalli 

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