Developing sources on the beat

  • Event: 2019 Tampa/St. Petersburg Watchdog Workshop
  • Speakers: Corey Johnson of Tampa Bay Times; Marisa Kwiatkowski of USA TODAY Network
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Oct. 26 at 3:00pm
  • Location: Lowell E. Davis Memorial Hall, Room 130
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

Identifying sources and how to get them to talk. Interviewing strategies to get the best information from sources and cultivating relationships.

Speaker Bios

  • Corey Johnson is an investigative reporter at the Tampa Bay Times. His work has uncovered police corruption, coerced prison sterilizations, state regulatory failures, excessive governmental secrecy and university scandals. His efforts have won IRE's top prize, the Gold Medal, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and garnered many other state and national honors. @CoreyGJohnson

  • Marisa Kwiatkowski is an investigative reporter for USA TODAY. She handles investigations relating to social services and children. Marisa has earned more than 50 awards, including the 2019 Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism, IRE's Tom Renner Award, a Sigma Delta Chi Award in public service and Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. She previously worked for media outlets in Indiana, South Carolina and Michigan. @IndyMarisaK

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