Art of the investigative interview

  • Event: 2019 New Orleans Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Jaweed Kaleem of Los Angeles Times; Lee Zurik of WVUE-New Orleans
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Aug. 29 at 2:30pm
  • Location: See printed schedule for room information
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Proven tactics for preparing for an important interview and getting the goods on camera and for print.

Speaker Bios

  • Jaweed Kaleem is a national correspondent at the Los Angeles Times, where he writes about race and ethnicity. He frequently reports on immigrant communities, civil rights and religion, among other issues. Before joining The Times, Kaleem covered religion and general assignment news at HuffPost and the Miami Herald. A graduate of Emerson College, he grew up in Northern Virginia. @jaweedkaleem

  • Lee Zurik is an Evening News Anchor and Chief Investigative Reporter at WVUE-TV in New Orleans and Director of Investigations at Gray Television and Investigate TV.  Lee has been honored with many of journalism’s top awards including the Peabody, duPont, and IRE Medal.  Before Hurricane Katrina, Lee was a sports anchor/reporter. He taught himself to be an investigative reporter by reading IRE resources (books and tipsheets) and attending IRE conferences. 

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