Jessica Plautz

Jessica Plautz served as INN's communications and engagement manager from 2012 to 2013. At INN, she provided training and assistance to members in social media and digital tools.

Recent Articles

INN Teams Up with IRE for Day Focusing on Nonprofits at IRE 2013 Conference


For the past three years, INN and IRE have worked together to create a program specifically tailored to the needs and issues facing nonprofit investigative newsrooms during the annual IRE conference. This year, on Thursday, June 20, 2013 in San Antonio, TX, we will offer a day filled with leaders in the field, workshops, and idea sharing designed to invigorate nonprofit news veterans and interested newbies alike. Continue Reading →

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Investigative News Network Grows to 82 Members

The Investigative News Network now comprises 82 nonprofit newsrooms across North America: INN is pleased to welcome Mother Jones, the Raleigh Public Record, the Ochberg Society for Trauma Journalism and Hidden City Philadelphia. INN was founded in 2009 to help the increasing number of nonprofit newsrooms pool resources, promote editorial collaborations and get wider distribution of their work. “I could not be more excited to announce this further expansion of our nonprofit network,” said INN CEO Kevin Davis. “The diversity of our members is a sign of the many ways journalists and publishers are serving communities in innovative and engaging ways.”

Mother Jones, based in San Francisco, California, is an independent news organization founded in 1976 that specializes in investigative, political, and social justice reporting. Speaking on behalf of Mother Jones CEO Madeleine Buckingham and co-editors Clara Jeffery and Monika Bauerlein, publisher Steve Katz noted that “Powerful, investigative journalism sustained by a business model that balances earned and philanthropic revenue is at the heart of what we do at Mother Jones. Continue Reading →

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INN Providing Fiscal Sponsorship Services to Start-up Nonprofit Newsrooms

The network is welcoming four new, fiscally-sponsored members: the Global Center for Investigative Journalism, the Southern Investigative Reporting Foundation, the Investigative Post and the Ohio Center for Investigative Reporting. Continue Reading →

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