FORA.tv Speaker - Mark Katches

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Biography

Mark Katches is the editorial director for California Watch.

Previously, Katches built and ran investigative teams at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Orange County Register. He was the primary editor of Pulitzer Prize-winning projects in both 2008 and 2010 and has edited or managed three other stories that have been Pulitzer finalists since 2004. Projects he has edited have also won two George Polk Awards and two Scripps-Howard National Journalism Awards as well the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, the Worth Bingham Prize, the Sigma Delta Chi Award and the National Headliner Award. In 2001, he was part of a reporting team that won the Gerald Loeb and IRE awards for a series of stories detailing the rising profits from the human tissue trade.

A former adjunct professor at USC, Katches served on the board of directors of Investigative Reporters and Editors and still oversees the IRE mentorship program. Katches also serves on the advisory board of the Texas Tribune.

2 Programs

Investigative Reporting Seminar: How the Sausage Is Made

04.08.11 | 01:42:39 min | 0 comments

Logan Symposium: New Era of Collaboration?

04.17.10 | 01:12:35 min | 0 comments