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The Investigative Reporting Fund

Support investigative projects conceived and executed by Berkeley Journalism students. The Investigative Reporting Program (IRP) encourages and empowers our incredibly diverse student body to dig into issues of social justice long overlooked or ignored by newsrooms and get their stories published.

The Investigative Reporting Program (IRP) is a professional newsroom and teaching institute at the University of California, Berkeley. We are committed to reporting stories that expose injustice and abuse of power while training the next generation of journalists in the highest standards of our craft.

Established in 2006, and now led by David Barstow, the first reporter ever to win four Pulitzer Prizes, the IRP has been a pioneer in the collaborative production of award-winning investigative reporting on multiple platforms. This innovation, now commonplace in the news business, has been recognized with the highest honors in journalism. The program’s work has made it a model for nonprofit journalism based at a college or university that has been replicated around the world.

Help us fearlessly tell stories that no one else is telling, while training the next generation of investigative reporters!

Steve Katz, PhD

Assistant Dean, Advancement


m: 415.652.7093

The Clementine Douglas Student Emergency Fund Challenge
Liz Claman ('85) will contribute $10,000 once 75 gifts are made to Berkeley Journalism.
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