National Press Club

Investigative Reporters -- Here's How to be a Real Investigator (and Make More Money)

September 25, 2008

Journalists Turned Full-Time Investigators Oct. 6, 6 p.m.
There is life after working for traditional journalism companies. Hear first-hand from investigators who make 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.


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

Date: Oct . 6, 2008

Time: 6 p.m.

Place: Eric Friedheim Library Classroom

All are welcome , but room capacity is 40

Reserve at or call (202) 662-7507