Developing an investigative mindset

  • Event: 2019 Tampa/St. Petersburg Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Katie LaGrone of The E.W. Scripps Company; Mark Katches of Tampa Bay Times
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 26 at 9:15am
  • Location: Lowell E. Davis Memorial Hall, Room 130
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Solid watchdog journalism isn't just for the I-team. Learn how investigative methods and tools can transform your reporting, whether they're quick turns or long-term enterprise pieces.

Speaker Bios

  • As executive editor of the Tampa Bay Times, Mark leads Florida's largest newsroom. He previously served as editor at The Oregonian/OregonLive. Before that he was editorial director of the Center for Investigative Reporting. He built investigative reporting teams at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and the Orange County Register. He directly edited two Pulitzer winning projects and served as a consulting editor on a third winner. @markkatches

  • Katie is the Florida Investigative Reporter for The E.W. Scripps Company. Her reports uncover issues that impact every Floridian and can be seen on Scripps stations across Florida. Katie’s pursuit for the truth has resulted in new laws and polices at the local, state and national level. In addition, her stories have earned her more than a dozen Emmy Awards, Associated Press Awards and several Edward R. Murrow Awards. @KatieLaGrone

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