IRE WATCHDOG WORKSHOP FEB. 9-10

Investigative Reporters and Editors will bring its acclaimed watchdog workshop series to Honolulu, on Saturday, Feb. 9.

Get a free (or extended) one-year IRE membership and all-day training on how to ramp up your watchdog skills at the workshop co-hosted by The University of Hawaii School of Communications; Society of Professional Journalists--Hawaii Chapter; Asian American Journalists Association--Hawaii Chapter; and Media Council Hawaii.

You'll learn tips from some of the top investigative journalists from print, TV and online newsrooms. Our speakers are Cody Winchester and Charles Minshew, both from IRE & NICAR; Bigad Shaban from NBC Bay Area; John Hill from Honolulu Civil Beat; and Brian Black of Civil Beat Law Center for Public Interest.

Sessions are designed for all journalists looking to improve their data and reporting skills. Freelancers and students are also encouraged to attend.

Registration includes a one-year IRE membership, giving you access to reporting tipsheets, training resources and more. Current members receive a one-year extension.

In addition, you may register for hands-on spreadsheet training on Sunday, Feb. 10, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This beginner class teaches you how to use spreadsheets to find stories. Reserve your spot today, as space in the computer lab is limited.

Find additional information, including the schedule, pricing and registration details, at https://www.ire.org/events-and-training/event/4115

We encourage you to share this with any colleagues who might be interested.

This program is made possible thanks to support from the Ethics & Excellence in Journalism Foundation.

We look forward to seeing you in Honolulu on Feb. 9!

-- VICKI L. FRIEDMAN
Marketing & Communications Assistant
Investigative Reporters & Editors
(757) 373-0477