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Temp worker story wins Best of the West award

An investigation of widespread race and gender discrimination in the temporary worker industry won first place for business and financial reporting in the Best of the West journalism contest. Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting exposed a nationwide pattern, where employers used temp agencies to outsource their racist and sexist practices. Temp agencies used

Apr 7, 2017

New senior editors bring expertise to CIR and Reveal

Two senior editors will be joining Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting in April, strengthening our team at a crucial time and adding expertise on topics of critical importance. Ziva Branstetter will oversee two key areas of coverage, both of which have taken on added significance since the November presidential election: immigration and the

Mar 28, 2017

CIR receives joint grant from Democracy Fund and First Look Media

Today, The Center for Investigative Reporting received a generous $3 million general operating grant from the Democracy Fund and First Look Media to support our work for the next two years. This contribution could not be more timely. It will help fuel our expansion of critically important, in-depth coverage of cuts to federal programs that

Mar 27, 2017

CIR launches Glassbreaker Films, a documentary initiative to support female filmmakers

— New initiative to empower women in filmmaking and investigative journalism — EMERYVILLE, Calif. (Jan. 10, 2017) – At a time when fact-based reporting and a diversity of perspectives is more critical than ever, The Center for Investigative Reporting announced today the official launch of Glassbreaker Films, an ambitious initiative to support women in documentary

Jan 11, 2017

CIR names 2016-17 Reveal Investigative Fellows in inaugural year

Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting, a national nonprofit newsroom in the San Francisco Bay Area, today announced the recipients of the organization’s first-ever fellowship for journalists of color. The yearlong fellowship, made possible with generous support from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, stands to strengthen a field in which diversity of background and perspective

Nov 21, 2016

Two new reporters are joining Reveal

We were looking for strong writers with a track record of unique stories who were ready to jump into our highly collaborative, multiplatform newsroom. Our job posting added this wishlist: “We value good team players, voracious idea generators, humility and a constant willingness to teach, learn and experiment.” Hundreds applied, and two applicants particularly aligned

Nov 4, 2016

William R. Hearst III joins the Board of Directors at CIR

EMERYVILLE, CA (October 12, 2016) – The Center for Investigative Reporting, (CIR), welcomes William R. Hearst III, celebrated editor, publisher, philanthropist, and chairman of the board of Hearst, to its distinguished Board of Directors. Mr. Hearst will provide strategic guidance and advance the mission and sustainability of CIR as the nonprofit news organization continues to

Oct 12, 2016
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