Addressing a room of over 30 coders, community organizers and journalists, Sonya Piles spoke about her experience in and out of Oklahoma’s prison system. “I wanted to change, but I didn’t know how,” said Piles, speaking at a Dec. 9 event in Tulsa. Unable to get a job or treatment for her addiction and trauma, […]
Reveal and Coda Story win prestigious duPont Award
Radio show earns highest industry accolades Reveal and Coda Story have won a prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for their collaborative radio episode “Russia’s New Scapegoats,” which addresses the rise of anti-gay sentiment in Russia and the former Soviet Union. Reveal is produced by The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX, and Coda Story […]
New Reveal investigative fellows start digging
Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting has launched the second year of its fellowship for investigative reporters of color. Over the next 10 months, the five Reveal Investigative Fellows will delve into topics ranging from a lack of diversity in high school honors classes to challenging post-hurricane conditions for immigrants. The 2017-18 fellows, […]
This is what happens when you turn a governor’s election into a dating game
Calise Hawkins, Julia Johns and Scott Chaplain weren’t planning to dive into a typical stand-up routine when they took the stage at WFMU in Jersey City, New Jersey, on Oct. 21. Surrounded by a 1970s-themed set, the comedians were set to riff on a topic that doesn’t seem like much of a laughing matter: the […]
#CitizenSleuth project wins Editor and Publisher award for crowdsourcing
The #CitizenSleuth spreadsheet reached over a million people and received hundreds of comments. Many of those crowdsourced tips continue to be reported by the staffs of Reveal and the CPI.
SPJ NorCal awards Robert Rosenthal for career achievement
SPJ lauded Rosenthal for helping lead a “remarkable expansion and transformation” of The Center for Investigative Reporting.
Journalists, academics discuss collaboration in “Mind to Mind” symposium
“It’s the next great step in investigative reporting – journalists and scientists asking questions to hold people accountable, affect change in public service,” said Sam Roe, of the Chicago Tribune.
Reveal producer’s story on Trump rally encounter earns Third Coast award
“I start where I live now, in Oakland, California, then go back to where I was born, Wisconsin, but I know where this question is going.”
Reveal wins 2 ONA awards for excellence in digital journalism
We won for multiplatform investigations into the president’s plans to build a southern border wall and conflicts in North America between indigenous rights and energy expansion.
CIR announces leadership transition; Scharfenberg to serve as acting CEO
After more than 5 years with CIR, CEO Joaquin Alvarado to pursue outside ventures EMERYVILLE, Calif. – Today, The Center for Investigative Reporting announced that CEO Joaquin Alvarado has left the organization. He served in leadership positions at CIR for more than five years, first as chief strategy officer and then as CEO starting in […]