Wausau newsroom among 10 to get free watchdog training

A TV newsroom in Wausau is one of ten newsrooms across the country to get free watchdog training from Investigative Reporters and Editor’s Total Newsroom Training program.

WSAW/WZAW-TV will get two days of intensive, in-house training on watchdog journalism. This is the seventh year IRE has offered the free program, which is supported through a grant. The training is customized and includes two days of sessions ranging from public records battles to hands-on data analysis.

“We’re excited to continue to grow our newsroom with the tools and training that Investigative Reporters & Editors can provide, said WSAW/WZAW-TV News Director, Sarah Gray.

The newsrooms were chosen from more than 35 applications this year.

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