Education : Adult Education Programs and Services

Investigative Reporters & Editors

Fostering excellence in investigative journalism.

three stars

83.40

141 Neff Annex Missouri School of Journalism
Columbia, MO 65211
tel: (573) 882-2042   Web Site
EIN: 51-0166741

Board Leadership
Cheryl W. Thompson
Board President

CEO
Doug Haddix
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.40 three stars
  Financial 77.93 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Founded in 1975, Investigative Reporters and Editors works to foster excellence in investigative journalism, which is essential to a free society. We accomplish this by providing training, resources and a community of support to investigative journalists; promoting high professional standards; and protecting the rights of investigative journalists. IRE provides members access to thousands of reporting tip sheets and other materials through its resource center and hosts conferences and specialized training throughout the country. Programs of IRE include the National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting, DocumentCloud and the Campus Coverage Project.

Founded in 1975, Investigative Reporters and Editors works to foster excellence in investigative journalism, which is essential to a free society. We accomplish this by providing training, resources and a community of support to investigative journalists; promoting high professional standards; and protecting the rights of investigative journalists. IRE provides members access to thousands of reporting tip sheets and other materials through its resource center and hosts conferences and specialized training throughout the country. Programs of IRE include the National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting, DocumentCloud and the Campus Coverage Project.

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Financial

two stars

77.93

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
70.1%
  Administrative Expenses 25.4%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.4%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.00
  Program Expenses Growth 0.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 14.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Investigative Reporters & Editors on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Investigative Reporters & Editors on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,164,572
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,164,572
   Program Service Revenue $1,364,327
Total Primary Revenue $2,528,899
   Other Revenue $-464,428
TOTAL REVENUE $2,064,471
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $1,603,475
   Administrative Expenses $629,301
   Fundraising Expenses $176,821
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $2,409,597
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-345,126
   
Net Assets $5,808,612

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$115,000 4.77% James Douglas Haddix Executive Director

Mission

Founded in 1975, Investigative Reporters and Editors works to foster excellence in investigative journalism, which is essential to a free society. We accomplish this by providing training, resources and a community of support to investigative journalists; promoting high professional standards; and protecting the rights of investigative journalists. IRE provides members access to thousands of reporting tip sheets and other materials through its resource center and hosts conferences and specialized training throughout the country. Programs of IRE include the National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting, DocumentCloud and the Campus Coverage Project.

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Charity Contact Info

Investigative Reporters & Editors
141 Neff Annex
Missouri School of Journalism
Columbia, MO 65211
tel: (573) 882-2042
fax: (573) 882-5431
EIN: 51-0166741

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Board Leadership

Cheryl W. Thompson
Board President

CEO

Doug Haddix
Executive Director