Breaking news interactive exercise
You can't know when breaking news will happen, but you can have a game plan to deal with it. We'll go over the basics, and then you’ll dive into the deep end as we cover a hypothetical breaking news event.
Patti DiVincenzo is a training director at IRE. She spent more than three decades working in TV stations across the country, starting in Topeka, Kansas and eventually landing at WSB-TV in Atlanta where she was an investigative producer and data specialist for 16 years. A long-time member of IRE, she joined the staff in February 2019.
Ashley is a reporter with WLNS-TV in Lansing, MI. A graduate of Emory University and Northwestern University, she found an interest in investigative reporting during her year with the Georgia News Lab. She completed an investigative internship with WSB-TV before working as a member of the Medill Justice Program while in Chicago. Ashley has covered elections, housing, crime, education and campaign finance through an investigative lens. @WLNSAshley
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