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How to pursue an investigative project while juggling other stories archive

Recorded on September 13, 2012

We keep hearing about how important investigative reporting is to our newspapers’ readers, yet these pieces take time. Moreover, our staffing resources are tight and reporters have to tackle other duties. This session provides tips on how to handle multiple stories and have time for the regular grind as well.

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The Iowa Center’s mission is to maintain an independent, non-partisan journalistic program dedicated to producing and encouraging explanatory and investigative journalism in Iowa, engaging in collaborative reporting efforts with Iowa news organizations and educating journalism students.

Archive Viewing Fee: $35

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The Presenter …

Erin Jordan is a member of the Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism and an investigative reporter for The Gazette (Cedar Rapids, IA), where she won the Iowa Newspaper Foundation’s Harrison “Skip” Weber Investigative Reporting Award in 2012. Erin previously served as the Iowa City Bureau reporter for the Des Moines Register. She has taught at the Iowa Summer Journalism Workshop held by the University of Iowa in 2009 and at the Iowa Young Writer’s Studio in Iowa City in 2006, 2007 and 2009.