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Jun
04

Newman joins Investigative Post board

Declaring “a healthy community starts with transparency,” Michael F. Newman, a civically engaged business executive has joined the board of Investigative Post. Newman is executive vice president of NOCO Energy Corp., where he is responsible for business development. Newman is very active in the community, presently serving as chairman of the Kaleida Foundation, treasurer of Buffalo […]

Jun
03

iPost coverage of police drowning wins award

Reporting that showed how the Buffalo Police Department put Officer Craig Lehner in harm’s way before his drowning in 2017 has won a statewide reporting award. The New York State Associated Press selected the story by Daniela Porat as the top investigative  story broadcast in 2018 on radio stations in mid-sized markets. The story aired […]

May
07

iPost announces three summer events

Investigative Post has scheduled three events for this summer, capped by its popular benefit concert at Sportsmen’s Tavern featuring Tom Toles and The Outlyers. The Aug. 16 show will cap a summer that also includes two speaker panels at Big Ditch Brewing.  On Tuesday, June 4, Geoff Kelly, former editor of The Public and Artvoice, will […]

May
06

Heaney wins investigative reporting award

Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney, whose reporting exposed corruption in the Buffalo Billion program, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Nellie Bly Award for Investigative Reporting. The award, named in honor of the pioneering investigative reporter from the late 19th century, is granted by the Albany-based Museum of Political Corruption. “The judges […]

Apr
12

Geoff Kelly joins Investigative Post

Geoff Kelly, former editor of The Public and Artvoice, has joined the reporting staff of Investigative Post. “I’m really excited to bring Geoff onboard. He’s a gifted reporter and editor and has a wealth of knowledge about the community,” said Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney. Kelly was a co-founder and editor of The Public, a […]

Jan
01

Probe into cop drowning voted top story of ’18

An investigation by Daniela Porat that documented how Buffalo police put diver Craig Lehner in harm’s way was voted by readers as Investigative Post’s best story of 2018. Porat’s deeply researched story reported that Lehner, who drowned during a training exercise in October 2017, was not sufficiently trained and equipped to handle the swift currents […]

Dec
11

Vote for iPost story of the year

Investigative Post continued to produce hard-hitting investigations in 2018. We’ll leave it up to you readers to decide which was the best one. Editor Jim Heaney has selected what he considers our best enterprise stories. Links are below, followed by a poll. You’re permitted to vote just once. We’ll post the results the first week […]

Nov
07

Upcoming event features Susan Arbetter

The elections are behind us. So what does it all mean? Susan Arbetter, the popular host of The Capitol Pressroom, sorts it out with Investigative Post Editor Jim Heaney this coming Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Burchfield Penney Art Center. There’s lots to consider. Female candidates did quite well. Democrats have gained control of the state Senate, along with […]