By: Naomi Pestana
Walt Kane, the Senior Investigative Reporter for News 12 NJ spoke with the UE and MS students about investigative journalism. He explained the distinction between the everyday news stories you see on your favorite station and investigative journalism — how it differs in research, format, the length of time to produce a story, along with other variables.
He also shared with the students some of the highlights and best stories of his career and explained step-by-step how he produced the stories that he showed. Walt Kane is considered to be one of the country’s leading authorities in investigative journalism. The students had the opportunity to interview him with questions and found answers pertaining to various stories.
He was extremely generous with his time and shared his insight, knowledge, and expertise with the students.
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