2012 Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference
Several reporters and editors from the Center for Investigative Reporting and its California Watch and The Bay Citizen projects will attend the 2012 Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference. Those attending include Zusha Elinson, Shoshana Walter, Corey G. Johnson, Erica Perez, Kendall Taggart, Jennifer Gollan, Ryan Gabrielson, Monica Lam, Steve Talbot, David Richter, Susanne Reber, Managing Editor Robert Salladay, Editorial Director Mark Katches and Executive Director Robert J. Rosenthal. The three-day conference is filled with panels covering issues ranging from nonprofit and for-profit collaborations to investigating shadowy organizations. Winners of the 2011 IRE Awards also will be recognized. California Watch's "On Shaky Ground," a series uncovering systemic failures in assuring public schools are constructed to be seismically safe, is a recipient of the IRE Medal, the organization's highest award.