Topic: Investigative Reporting
Posted on 3/31/2017
Raycom Media launched a national investigative unit, to be led by investigative reporter Lee Zurik from Fox affiliate WVUE-TV New Orleans. The unit will produce investigative reports focusing on the local impact of national issues. Raycom will tackle abuses in government spending, consumer protection, public safety, tax policy, job creation, health care, infrastructure and immigration. “We are going to make a difference in our communities,” Zurik said. “We will be taking subjects outside of the ‘beltway of Washington’ mentality of the national news networks and answering the viewers’ biggest concern: how does this affect me and my family here in Cleveland, Baton Rouge, Cape Girardeau or Charleston?”
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