Lee Zurik on Confrontational Interviews and Local News Stories

  Lee Zurik interviewing a subject for Dirty Deeds, a report that won him a 2014 duPont-Columbia Award. 

Lee Zurik interviewing a subject for Dirty Deeds, a report that won him a 2014 duPont-Columbia Award. 

"The best question often is silence... It can tell you if someone's not telling the truth, it can tell you if they're hiding something."

In this quick episode, we hear from three-time duPont-Columbia Award-winner, WVUE Chief Investigative Reporter, Lee Zurik. He demands unprecedented accountability from government officials, private citizens and corporations in New Orleans.

Listen in on a conversation between Zurik and our own Lisa Cohen of the duPont-Columbia Awards—Zurik talks about one of the most outrageous objects of his scrutiny, plus how he cultivates sources.

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