Description:

The Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism is dedicated to training students for distinguished careers in investigative journalism.

Begun:

2006

Website:http://www.journalism.columbia.edu/cs/ContentServer/jrn/1165270103038/page/1165270090753/simplepage.htm
Office Location:Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, 2950 Broadway New York, NY
Structure:

Part of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism

Founder:

Toni Stabile provided the impetus for the center, but is not directly involved.

Executive Director:

Sheila Coronel

Approximate number of full-time staff:

1

Number with prior professional journalism experience:

1

Annual operating budget:

$500,000

Annual salaries posted, or accessible via 990 form:

No

Editorial/ethics policy statement:

No

Diversity statement:

Yes (“we follow the diversity policy of Columbia University)

IRS 990 form posted on website:

Not applicable (part of Columbia University)

Major donors disclosed:

Yes

INN Member:

Yes

Awards:

Business of Detention project was selected as a 2009 Finalist in the “Student” category at the South by Southwest Interactive Web Awards. The site also competed for a People’s Choice Award (the online public’s favorite finalist). “Dead by Mistake,” Stabile student reporting and research working with the Hearst Investigative Unit, won the 2009 SPJ Award for investigative reporting. It was also an IRE Award finalist in the largest newspaper category. “Wombs for Hire,” a documentary aired by the PBS program “Now,” was a finalist in the student category of the 2009 IRE Awards; "Business of Detention" was a finalist in the student category at the 2009 South by Southwest students reporting and research working with the Hearst INvestigative Unit, won the 2009 SPJ Award for investigative reporting. It was also an IRE Award finalist in the largest newspaper category.

Contact:

ssc2136@columbia.edu



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