Peter Bale, Center for Public Integrity Emily Ramshaw, The Texas Tribune Elspeth Revere, John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Robert Rosenthal, Center for Investigative Reporting
Peter Bale is the incoming chief executive officer of The Center for Public Integrity, based in Washington. Bale is joining the center in February from CNN, where he headed digital operations outside the United States. A former Reuters correspondent and editor he was a founder of FTMarketWatch and was online editorial director of The Times and The Sunday Times. He spent four years at Microsoft running MSN editorial in the UK and then as global editorial director.
Emily Ramshaw is the editor of The Texas Tribune. Under her leadership, the Tribune has won three national Edward R. Murrow Awards, IRE’s Gannett Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism and a general excellence award from the Online News Association.
Elspeth Revere is vice president of media, culture, and special initiatives of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Her responsibilities include support for media in a technologically changing environment; a changing set of special initiatives – currently work is underway on strengthening American democracy; arts and culture in Chicago; grants in response to special opportunities, and the Foundation’s program of institutional grants.
Robert J. Rosenthal is executive director of The Center for Investigative Reporting. An award-winning journalist, Rosenthal has worked for some of the most respected newspapers in the country, including The New York Times, Boston Globe, Philadelphia Inquirer and, most recently, the San Francisco Chronicle. Rosenthal worked for 22 years at the Inquirer, starting as a reporter and eventually becoming its executive editor in 1998. He became managing editor of the San Francisco Chronicle in late 2002, and joined CIR as executive director in 2008.
Since joining CBS News in 2011, Anna Werner has traveled across the country, providing original reporting to all CBS News broadcasts and platforms. In 2014, her story, “Shock Treatment,” about the use of electric shock on students at a Massachusetts special needs school, won the New York Newswomen’s Front Page Award for television “Best Feature”. When the Edward R. Murrow award was given in 2014 to CBS Evening News for “Best Newscast,” her exclusive story about the gunned-down Kaufman Co., Texas D.A. was the lead story.