Mid-America Press Institute and Investigative Reporters and Editors Inc. will hold a one-day Watchdog Journalism workshop May 31 at The Indianapolis Star.
Mark Horvit, executive director of IRE, will lead sessions on “Web for Watchdogs,” “Key Documents You Can’t Live Without,” “Open Records,” and “Quick-hit Watchdog Investigations.”
Horvit, who also teaches investigative journalism as an associate professor at the University of Missouri, was a longtime IRE member before becoming the executive director. He formerly served as projects editor at the Fort Worth Star-Telgram. He also has worked on projects teams at newspapers in Texas, North Carolina, Missouri and Florida.
The workshop will begin at 10 a.m. and will finish by 3 p.m. Thursday, May 31.
Registration is $25 and includes lunch. Register by contacting John Ryan, executive director of MPI, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at (217) 581-7939.