Congratulations to the 2015 Investigative Journalism Certificate Program Alumni!

Last Friday, we wrapped up the NECIR Investigative Journalism Certificate Program and parted ways with a group of journalists from around the globe — each newly certified in investigative reporting and equipped with new tools to report on the world around them. The program covered an array of different investigative reporting techniques, including how to create data-driven stories, how to navigate the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), and the art of the interview. Juliet Obata, a senior producer and anchor for Television Continental in Nigeria, came to the program because she “wanted something knew.” “I wanted to explore,” Obata said. “I’ve been a producer, I’ve been an anchor, I wanted something different… investigative reporting is not just your regular kind […]

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