Description:

A nonprofit, digital and bilingual investigative journalism organization working to expose corruption, waste and miscarriages of justice in Florida and Latin America.

Begun:

2010

Website:http://fcir.org/
Office Location:Florida Center for Investigative Reporting, International Media Center at Florida International University, Biscayne Bay Campus, ACI-394, 3000 N.E. 151st St. Miami, FL
Structure:

501(c)(3) organization

Founder:

Trevor Aaronson, Mc Nelly Torres and board members Sharon Rosenhause (president), Barbara Peterson (secretary), Joe Adams (treasurer), Dr. Stephanie Tripp, Mercedes Vigón

Executive Director:

Trevor Aaronson, Mc Nelly Torres (associate directors)

Approximate number of full-time staff:

2

Number with prior professional journalism experience:

2

Annual operating budget:

About $150,000

Annual salaries posted, or accessible via 990 form:

Yes

Editorial/ethics policy statement:

Yes

Diversity statement:

Yes

IRS 990 form posted on website:

Yes

Major donors disclosed:

Yes

INN Member:

Yes

Awards:

Education Writers Association, SPJ Sunshine State Awards

Contact:

http://fcir.org/contact



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