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Jan
17

iPost hires accomplished fundraiser

Investigative Post has bolstered its fundraising prowess with the hiring of Nancy Webb as director of Development and Administration. Webb, a relative newcomer to Buffalo, has had a distinguished career in Texas. She served as the director of Philanthropic Services at the North Texas Community Foundation from 2014-17. During her tenure, the team she headed […]

Jan
07

Readers select iPost’s top story of last year

Investigative Post’s best story of 2019, as voted on by readers, reported on City Hall’s push to generate revenue at the expense of motorists. The story by Marsha McLeod, which published Feb. 27, documented how Buffalo police stepped up enforcement of traffic laws and city lawmakers imposed additional fees and fines. Revenues jumped from $500,000 […]

Dec
07

Vote for Investigative Post’s top story of 2019

Investigative Post has enjoyed a 70 percent growth in website traffic this year. This surge comes in addition to the audiences we garner through our partners at WGRZ, WBFO, The Capitol Pressroom and Buffalo Spree. What’s driving the growth in our online audience? The quality of our reporting. Investigative Post has chalked up another banner […]

Dec
07

Gambini joins Investigative Post staff

Phil Gambini is off to a running start with Investigative Post. Gambini joined the Investigative Post reporting staff last week after five years with the Niagara Gazette. He broke his first story Friday and has another teed up for this coming week. In recent months, while still with the Gazette, Gambini teamed with Investigative Post […]

Dec
07

Spotlight reporter’s dismay over clerical abuse

Matt Carroll has something to say about the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests. And he said it Wednesday here in Buffalo. He was a reporter on The Boston Globe Spotlight team that produced more than 600 stories on the topic in 2002-03. He and his colleagues won a Pulitzer Prize and were later […]

Nov
06

iPost annual fundraising drive underway

Investigative Post has launched its annual fundraising drive, which is critical to underwriting our reporting efforts in the coming year. Once again, donations of up to $1,000 made by Dec. 31 will be matched by NewsMatch, funded by seven national foundations and media organizations. During last year’s annual drive, Investigative Post raised $43,883 in matchable […]

Nov
05

iPost event features Spotlight reporter

Western New York has learned, sadly, that scores of Catholic priests have sexually abused children over the past 60 years. It’s a scandal that has hit diocese after diocese across the nation, indeed, the world and it was first exposed by the Boston Globe’s Spotlight team in a Pulitzer Prize winning investigation in 2002. Matthew […]

Sep
26

Multi-skilled journalist joins iPost staff

Ali Ingersoll, known to many local television viewers for her work at Channel 4, has joined the reporting team of Investigative Post. Ingersoll, 29, spent the past year in the United Kingdom, earning a Masters of Science degree in Computational and Data Journalism from Cardiff University in Wales and working at Bloomberg News in London. […]