Staff changes

One of our recent stories with longstanding partner The Washington Post looked at the 50 most valuable public companies, many of which tried in the last year to build more inclusive workplaces. The investigation found that Black employees still represent a  fraction of those in the top ranks who report directly to CEOs. And the …

Sign up for webinar on the role of journalists of color

The Investigative Reporting Workshop, American University’s Journalism Division and Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism & Communicationwill co-host “Charting a Path: How to Bring Diverse Approaches to Investigative Projects,” a virtual seminar about the role of journalists of color in investigative reporting on March 24.

Where are they now?

Former IRW interns are now reporting or editing at The Washington Post, the Center for Public Integrity, The Louisville Courier-Journal, the Treasure Coast newspapers, the Island Packet and the St. Cloud Times Media, among many other places.

Internships for 2021

The Investigative Reporting Workshop, an independent, nonprofit news organization based at the American University School of Communication in Washington, D.C., is looking for smart, engaged college students and recent graduates from around the country for internships in the summer of 2021.

Protesters in Washington, D.C.

Trump lost, but activists want to make sure he’s ousted

WASHINGTON — When The Associated Press called the presidential election last Saturday morning, many Joe Biden supporters in the nation’s capital took to the streets to cheer, dance and sing after a nail-biting four days of vote counting. Biden received 93% of all ballots cast in the District, a bit higher than Democratic candidate Hillary …