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Workshop staff heads to IRE

Posted: June 1, 2015 | Tags: IRE

Workshop editors and a dozen students will be attending the annual Investigative Reporters & Editors conference in Philadelphia this week and helping to shape the program by moderating and participating in a variety of panels.

• Senior Editor John Sullivan will moderate "On the beat: Criminal justice," at 11:20 a.m. on Thursday.

• Data Editor David Donald will talk about "From facts to data: Making your stories airtight" at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday; "Doing stats in Excel" at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday; and "Data Deep Dives" at 4:50 p.m. on Saturday, during which he and other Philip Meyer Award winners will take the audience behind the scenes and offer insights, tips and strategies that helped them create their award-winning work.

• Executive Editor Charles Lewis will be on the Institute for Nonprofit News panel: "The Latest in Foundations and Grants," at 11:20 a.m. on Thursday, and Lewis also will moderate "Stonewalled: Strategies for getting what you need out of government," at 3:40 p.m. Friday.

Former and current Workshop interns will blog about various conference sessions, and the Workshop also will co-host the annual international luncheon.



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