Investigative Reporting Workshop



Multimedia reporting in a university setting2008InvestigativeNationalDistrict of ColumbiaWashington D.C.Non-profitGrantsPartnershipsEthics & Excellence in Journalism FoundationKnight FoundationMacArthur FoundationRockefeller Brothers FoundationW.K. Kellogg FoundationUniversityOther Foundation2-511-2011-30DjangoAmerican University support; Carnegie Corporation of New York; Challenge Fund for Journalism VI; Nathan Cummings Foundation; Deer Creek Foundation; Otto Haas Charitable Trust #2; Litowitz Foundation; The Park Foundation; Public Welfare Foundation; Rockefeller Family and Associates; Politico; PBS.Washington D.C. - District of ColumbiaCharles LewisWendell CochranAmerican University’s Investigative Reporting Workshop is one of sixteen university-based investigative journalism centers but the only one in the nation’s capital. Founded in 2008 by Charles Lewis and Wendell Cochran both veteran journalists and professors at the university the Workshop produces original reporting and mentors the next generation of investigative journalists. This dual mandate creates a unique newsroom; undergraduate and graduate students work alongside veteran professors to create original content that appears in outlets from Politico to PBS. “We’re mixing in the old lions and young cubs” says Lewis who also founded the Center for Public Integrity and several other journalism nonprofits. http://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2011/01/investigative-reporting-workshop.phpinvestigativereportingworkshop.org
TaglineMultimedia reporting in a university setting
Year Founded2008
Type or CoverageInvestigative
StateNational
StateDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington D.C.
Business TypeNon-profit
Revenue SourcesGrants
Revenue SourcesPartnerships
Institutional SupportEthics & Excellence in Journalism Foundation
Institutional SupportKnight Foundation
Institutional SupportMacArthur Foundation
Institutional SupportRockefeller Brothers Foundation
Institutional SupportW.K. Kellogg Foundation
Institutional SupportUniversity
Institutional SupportOther Foundation
Staff Size (Business)2-5
Staff Size (Editorial)11-20
Active Volunteers11-30
CMSDjango
AffiliationsAmerican University support; Carnegie Corporation of New York; Challenge Fund for Journalism VI; Nathan Cummings Foundation; Deer Creek Foundation; Otto Haas Charitable Trust #2; Litowitz Foundation; The Park Foundation; Public Welfare Foundation; Rockefeller Family and Associates; Politico; PBS.
Mappin LocationWashington D.C. - District of Columbia
Principal StaffCharles Lewis
Principal StaffWendell Cochran
DescriptionAmerican University’s Investigative Reporting Workshop is one of sixteen university-based investigative journalism centers but the only one in the nation’s capital. Founded in 2008 by Charles Lewis and Wendell Cochran both veteran journalists and professors at the university the Workshop produces original reporting and mentors the next generation of investigative journalists. This dual mandate creates a unique newsroom; undergraduate and graduate students work alongside veteran professors to create original content that appears in outlets from Politico to PBS. “We’re mixing in the old lions and young cubs” says Lewis who also founded the Center for Public Integrity and several other journalism nonprofits.
Profile on CJRhttp://www.cjr.org/news_startups_guide/2011/01/investigative-reporting-workshop.php
Homepageinvestigativereportingworkshop.org