National Press Club

Journos Become Investigators; Panel 6:30 Tonight

October 6, 2008

There is life after working for traditional journalism companies. Hear first-hand from investigators, making higher salaries in a field where opportunity looms. Among those participating in the panel will be former journalists who started their own companies, including a headhunter for the investigative industry.

Panelists:
Gary Cohen, Orpheus LLC and former US News investigative reporter
John Mintz, Mintz Group and former Washington Post investigative reporter
Ken Cummins, Capitol Inquiry, Inc and former CityPaper writer and editor, CityPaper
Kathy Lavinder, Security & Investigative Placement Consultants, LLC and former ABC News producer
Michael Boland, Dome Advisors and former lobbyist who now runs a Wall Street consulting firm utilizing freelance journalists

Moderator: Mark Hamrick, AP Broadcast