Description:

The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) is the nation's oldest, nonprofit, investigative news organization. CIR reports have reached the public through televison, print, radio and online, appearing in outlets such as 60 Minutes, PBS FRONTLINE, NPR, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Politico and U.S. News & World Report. Its reports have sparked congressional hearings and legislation, United Nations resolutions, public-interest lawsuits and change in corporate policies. In 2009, CIR launched California Watch, which is now the largest investigative journalism team operating in the state. Areas of coverage include education, health and welfare, public safety, the environment and the influcence of money on the political and regulatory process.

Begun:

1977

Website:http://www.centerforinvestigativereporting.org/
Office Location:2130 Center St., Suite 103 Berkeley, CA
Structure:

501 (c)(3) organization

Founder:

Lowell Bergman, Dan Noyes, Henry Weinstein, David Weir

Executive Director:

Robert Rosenthal

Approximate number of full-time staff:

31

Number with prior professional journalism experience:

28

Annual operating budget:

$5.2 million

Annual salaries posted, or accessible via 990 form:

No

Editorial/ethics policy statement:

No

Diversity statement:

No

IRS 990 form posted on website:

Yes

Major donors disclosed:

Yes

INN Member:

Yes

Awards:

Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Silver Baton, Emmy Award, George Polk Award, Investigative Reporters and Editors awards, National Press Club award, National Magazine Award for Reporting Excellence; Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi award; Online News Association, National Headliner Award

Contact:

marlene@mssassociates.com (Marlene Saritzky) or 415-713-1241



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