iPost event Tuesday

Investigative Post is hosting a panel discussion Tuesday evening on “The State of Investigative Reporting” at the Burchfield Penny Art Center.

The panel features David Cay Johnston, a former Pultizer Prize winner with The New York Times and president of Investigative Reporters & Editors.

Other speakers include Jeff Woodard, news director of WGRZ, 2 On Your Side; Mary Pasciak, education reporter for The Buffalo News; Kevin Connor, director of the Public Accountability Initiative; and Jim Heaney, editor of Investigative Post.

The panel will be moderated by Joseph Finnerty, a noted First Amendment attorney. Lee Coppola, a former investigative repeaters and retired dean of the St. Bonaventure University School of Journalism, will offer opening remarks.

The program begins at 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

The Burchfield Penny Arts Center is located at 1300 Elmwood Ave., adjacent to Buffalo State College and across the street from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery.