As part of a generous grant from the Open Society Foundations, INN has received $100,000 over two years to help nonprofit newsrooms secure necessary insurance to safeguard their mission-driven news organizations. Continue Reading →
The Open Society Foundations (OSF) has awarded $300,000 over two years to the Investigative News Network to provide funds to assist start-up member organizations in network’s technology and insurance initiatives. Continue Reading →
The Investigative News Network is pleased to announce a new insurance program that will allow our members and their employees, volunteers, freelancers and family members to purchase a variety of personal insurance policies. The portal gives members the ability to shop conveniently for health insurance, dental insurance, term life insurance, and short-term and international medical insurance. In addition to the online portal at inn.healthinsurance.com, members may call 866.924.1933 and speak with a licensed agent to discuss their insurance options. "Acquiring personal insurance can be daunting and challenging to journalists who are not employed by a large company," said INN CEO Kevin Davis. "The ability to secure an insurance policy is important to these news entrepreneurs who have set out to build their own independent organizations." Continue Reading →
The Investigative News Network is very pleased to announce a new member benefit program designed to provide all our member organizations access to affordable media insurance that is tailored to the specific needs of journalistic organizations. After working with several potential providers, INN selected Think Risk due to their experience in this field and their keen understanding of the needs of independent newsrooms.
Leveraging the size of the Network, INN has also worked with Think Risk to provide an easy application process as well as a preferred rate structure that we expect will save most members no less than (and in some cases more than) 10% of comparable programs.
That said, we understand that you have choices and encourage each member to seek out the best program and provider suited to each of your particular needs. We also strongly urge members with existing policies to carefully read their existing documentation before making the decision to switch. It may be that it would be most cost-effective to wait until the end of your current policy term. There are no time limits, minimums or deadlines for participating in this member benefit program. Continue Reading →