Watchdog Reporting For All Newsrooms (ARCHIVE)
Originally recorded on June 23, 2016
In this webinar…
Think you don’t have enough time for watchdog journalism? Stretched way too thin for investigations? Overwhelmed with keeping the daily machine running? We’ve all been there. Chris Coates, the watchdog and investigations editor for The News Journal in Wilmington, Del., offers practical advice for creating a newsroom culture that values public service and accountability reporting, no matter the staff size The discussion will focus on instilling enterprise journalism into daily routine and leveraging limited resources to create the biggest impact. We also examine why staying organized is critical to success and where to get ideas for high-impact content that drives audience growth. This session is intended for editors and newsroom leaders, as well as reporters looking to take their watchdog skills to the next level.
About the presenter:
Chris Coates is the watchdog and investigations editor for The News Journal in Wilmington, Del. Previously, Coates was executive editor of the Sioux City Journal in Iowa. A graduate of Columbia College Chicago, Coates has worked for the Los Angeles Downtown News, San Fernando Valley Business Journal and Suburban Journals of Greater St. Louis.