Debbie Cenziper will discuss the tools and methods of investigative journalism, including the basics of data and investigative reporting, as well as the research and use of public records.
Before joining the Washington Post as an investigative reporter, Cenziper spent nearly 15 years at The Miami Herald and the Charlotte Observer. She received the Pulitzer Prize for local reporting for her year-long investigation of housing corruption in Miami, which led to the convictions of several developers and to a federal takeover of the county housing agency. She is also the author of the book Love Wins: The Lovers and Lawyers Who Fought the Landmark Case for Marriage Equality, published by William Morrow in 2016. Cenziper is an Associate Professor and Director of Investigative Reporting at Medill School of Journalism in Washington D.C.