Spotlight Club donors have the opportunity to participate in relevant conversations about journalism and important issues in our community. Listed below are Spotlight Club and community events. We invite to participate as your schedule allows. RSVP is required and registration links are provided for each event. For more information or questions, please email philanthropy@inewsource.org.

Tuesday, June 15
6-7pm PDT
Virtual Salon

Meet Mark Rochester,
Managing Editor

This event will provide an opportunity to have a conversation with Mark Rochester, Managing Editor and Lorie Hearn, Editor/CEO.

Current Spotlight Club donors who have given $5,000 or more are invited to attend. Space is limited to 10 guests.

Wednesday, June 30
6-7pm PDT
Beyond the Spotlight

The Role of an
Investigative News Editor

Learn about the role of an editor with our editors Mark Rochester and Jamie Self.

Current Spotlight Club donors who have given $1,000 or more are invited to attend. Space is limited to 25 guests.

Thursday, July 15
6-7 pm PDT
Virtual Salon

Meet Cheryl W. Thompson
NPR national
investigations editor

Cheryl is a frequent lecturer and teaches investigative journalism at George Washington University. She will discuss NPR’s plan to strengthen its investigative muscle throughout California and how inewsource will be involved in state projects.

Current Spotlight Club donors are invited to attend. Guests of Spotlight Club are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, August 24
6-7pm PDT
Virtual Salon

Behind the Scenes of Investigative Reporting

inewsource reporters Jill Castellano and Mary Plummer will talk about how data informs reporting combined with document requests, interviewing sources, and fact-checking results in fact-based news you count on. They will also discuss how data is presented.

Current Spotlight Club donors who have given $5,000 or more are invited to attend. Space is limited to 30 guests.

Save the Date

Wednesday, September 22
6-7pm PDT
Town Hall

More information to come.

Save the Date

Thursday, October 28
11 am PDT
Beyond the Spotlight

More information to come.