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School of Journalism and New Media
University of Mississippi

Premiere investigative reporting workshop coming to Ole Miss

Posted on: January 20th, 2013 by

dowdellSome of the best journalism training in the country is coming to the Region 12 Conference, Saturday, April 6 at the Meek School of Journalism and New Media on the Ole Miss campus in Oxford, Miss.

IRE Training Director Jaimi Dowdell will focus on story boarding, planning and managing watchdog work, as well as using the Web to find reliable information on deadline and for enterprise stories.

Dowdell was computer-assisted reporting editor at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch for more than three years before joining IRE.  In addition to her work at the Post-Dispatch, she taught a CAR course for Washington University in St. Louis.

The conference is set for April 5-7.  The IRE training session is free with conference registration.