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Thursday, August 22 • 10:00am - 10:50am
Digging Deeper: Investigative Reporting With Tight Resources (50-min session)

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How do reporters who file multiple stories a day dig below the surface? A panel of investigative reporters will fill attendees in on how to find good story ideas, pitch them to editors and balance that work with daily demands. Discussion will include tips on inexpensive tools to get the job done.

Twitter: @aaja, #AAJAinvestigate

Location: Murray Hill West 

Speakers
avatar for Alison Bath

Alison Bath

Correspondent, USA Today and Shreveport Times
Alison Bath is a USA Today correspondent and heads the Watchdog team at The Times in Shreveport, La. She has reported extensively on sex offenders, police brutality and corruption, and campaign finance, earning multiple first-place investigative awards including being named an Investigative Reporters and Editors finalist. Her work has been cited in IRE's magazine and the Pennsylvania Law Review, among other publications.
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Amy Brittain

Investigative Team, Washington Post
Amy Brittain joined the The Washington Post's investigative team in January. Before that, she worked at the Newark Star-Ledger, where at age 24 she won the George F. Polk Award for Metropolitan Reporting for her series with Mark Mueller, “Strong at Any Cost.” The stories detailed the use of anabolic steroids and human growth hormone by hundreds of New Jersey law enforcement officers and firefighters. She holds a master's degree in... Read More →
avatar for Adam Causey

Adam Causey

General Assignment Enterprise and Investigative Reporter, Las Vegas Review-Journal
Prior to heading west in May, Adam Kealoha Causey worked at The Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville, FL where his reporting with partner Kate Howard Perry exposed financial mismanagement by a college president. That led to a state inspector general probe, changes in the way the college administers financial aid and the president's early retirement. Before that Adam reported for The Times in Shreveport, LA, where he and colleague Alison Bath... Read More →
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Ron Lin

Metro Reporter, LA Times
Rong-Gong “Ron” Lin II is a metro reporter at the Los Angeles Times. After graduating from UC Berkeley in 2004, he was hired at the Times through its Minority Editorial Training Program. He has covered general assignment news, public health and county government. Recently, he reported on the unfolding scandal at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission following the overdose death of a 15-year-old girl who attended a rave at the... Read More →


Thursday August 22, 2013 10:00am - 10:50am
New York Hilton Midtown 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019