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Perfecting the 15-minute background check – for all sources

01/29/19     ,

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Jan. 29, 1 p.m. ET

How are you sure your expert source doesn't have a shady past? What if your lead anecdote has a history of insurance fraud? We'll walk through some websites and strategies you can use to create a routine and spot potential red flags before you get burned, whether you're interviewing a patient with a medical story, an outside expert researchers or anyone else.

  • Kate Howard, managing editor, Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting

  • Moderator: Tara Haelle

Kate Howard joined KyCIR in 2016 as a reporter and became managing editor in July 2018. Howard’s work has been the recipient of a national Investigative Reporters and Editors award and numerous state and regional awards. She worked as a news reporter for nearly five years at The Tennessean, covering crime, courts and transportation. She also spent more than three years at the Florida Times-Union covering higher education, health and crime issues, and more than two years writing about higher education at the Omaha World-Herald. Howard is originally from Rhode Island and graduated from Salve Regina University in Newport, R.I.

Kate Howard

Tara Haelle