Art of the investigative interview

  • Event: 2019 Boise Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Ken Armstrong of ProPublica; Mary Hudetz of The Associated Press
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Sep. 28 at 2:30pm
  • Location: Osher Institute Lecture Room, Room 207
  • 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

  • Ken Armstrong is a senior reporter at ProPublica. Previous stops: The Marshall Project, Seattle Times & Chicago Tribune, where his work helped prompt the governor to halt executions and empty death row. He’s won Pulitzers for investigative reporting and explanatory reporting, and shared in two staff Pulitzers for breaking news. He’s won six IRE Awards, a Peabody for radio, an Edgar for books, and a lifetime achievement award from Columbia. Twitter: @bykenarmstrong

  • Mary Hudetz is an Associated Press reporter in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where she writes about law enforcement and tribes. She has received multiple honors for her work, including a 2019 News Leaders Association award for AP's coverage of cases involving missing and murdered Indigenous women. A member of the Crow Tribe, Hudetz is a past president of the Native American Journalists Association. @marymhudetz

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