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2 Reveal projects nominated for Emmy Awards

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences this week named two collaborative projects from Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting as finalists for the 39th annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards. Co-produced with Netflix, “Heroin(e)” earned a nod in the outstanding short documentary category. Directed by Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon, the

Jul 27, 2018

The Center for Investigative Reporting names Christa Scharfenberg as CEO

The Center for Investigative Reporting, the nation’s first nonprofit investigative journalism organization, has appointed a new chief executive officer, the CIR board announced today. Acting CEO Christa Scharfenberg has been elevated to the position effective immediately. Scharfenberg, who has been acting CEO since September 2017, previously was the head of studio, overseeing CIR’s audio and

Jul 10, 2018

Reveal hires Bobby Caina Calvan as local collaborations editor

Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting has hired veteran journalist Bobby Caina Calvan as collaborations editor for Reveal Local Labs, a new role to foster news partnerships that produce investigative journalism in four communities over the next two years. Calvan comes to CIR from the Fund for Investigative Journalism, a nonprofit in Washington, D.C.

Jul 2, 2018

3 Reveal reporters are Livingston Awards finalists

Three journalists from Reveal have been named finalists for the Livingston Awards — a national honor bestowed on journalists under 35 — for their investigations into rehab work camps and domestic terrorism.

May 2, 2018

Reveal wins two Gracie Awards

Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting has been honored with two Gracie Awards, for a documentary series looking back at news stories that have fallen out of the headlines, and for a radio documentary about a birth control device that has caused health complications for thousands of women. “The Aftermath,” a four-part documentary series

Apr 17, 2018
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