Monday, June 13, 2011
IRE Conference 2011 in Orlando, Florida
The best news journalists of television, print, radio and online converged at the 32nd annual Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference in Orlando, Florida. A bastion of Pulitzer, Peabody, Emmy and IRE Award winners discuss the many facets of uncovering fraud in today's tumultuous economic times. The James Hoyer Law Firm is a proud participant and sponsor of this noble event. As you noticed in the print advertisement above, I am part of a special group of former journalists that make up this investigative law firm in Tampa, Florida.
Chris Hoyer, my boss and the mastermind behind the legal investigations led by former journalists dynamic, spoke his mind and gave an inside look how the James Hoyer Law Firm conducts effective legal action against fraud.
Angie Moreschi, the Investigative Producer and Communications Director of the James Hoyer Law Firm, speaks passionately about the hard hitting effects on today's youth from the For-Profit school industry. Teamed with other aggressive investigative journalists on the panel, Angie demonstrated the inner workings of "For-Profits" with evidence from her arduous research and experience as a former investigative reporter.
Richard Bockman, the Investigative Editor for the James Hoyer Law Firm and former St. Petersburg Times Investigative Editor, proudly won the IRE Award for "Under the Radar" along with Jeff Testerman and John Martin. "Under the Radar" exposed a fake charity scam under the guise of U.S. Navy Veterans which had collected millions from unsuspecting donors masterminded from one individual.
Brian Ross, ABC News Chief Investigative Correspondent, gave his insight to fellow journalists about large scale news investigations. Speaking to a full house of veteran and aspiring reporters, Brian Ross dispensed priceless techniques and advice for uncovering the truth.
Meet the James Hoyer Law Firm Investigative Team compiled of former journalists. They can aggressively uncover the truth and expose the fraud like no other. As you can see in the picture above, news hounds can have fun as well.