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CIR announces leadership transition; Scharfenberg to serve as acting CEO

After more than 5 years with CIR, CEO Joaquin Alvarado to pursue outside ventures EMERYVILLE, Calif. – Today, The Center for Investigative Reporting announced that CEO Joaquin Alvarado has left the organization. He served in leadership positions at CIR for more than five years, first as chief strategy officer and then as CEO starting in

Sep 25, 2017

Reveal/CIR named finalist for ONA awards

Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting was named a finalist for four ONA awards, including a new category to honor excellence in audio storytelling.

Aug 27, 2017

Reveal wins national environmental reporting prize

The Society of Environmental Journalists have honored “The Wet Princes of Bel Air,” which exposed the wealthy mega-water users whose thirsty landscaping guzzled millions of gallons while most ordinary Californians conserved during the drought.

Aug 15, 2017

State Secrets project wins national SPJ Sunshine Award

State Secrets, a five-part series about the increase in secretive practices by state and local governments, has been honored with a prestigious Sunshine Award from the Society of Professional Journalists.

Jul 19, 2017

Reveal wins 2 national Edward R. Murrow Awards

Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting and PRX has won two national Edward R. Murrow Awards in the network radio category, the Radio Television Digital News Association announced Tuesday. A survivor’s search for her abuser – “Dropped and dismissed: Child sex abuse lost in the system” – was named best news documentary. The gripping

Jun 20, 2017

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
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