Food Reporting 101

How to find the right sources, transcribe quickly, fact check, work with PR, and much more.

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Looking to transition from blogging into more traditional reporting or perhaps brush up on your reporting skills? Join San Francisco Chronicle food reporter Tara Duggan for a crash course that will cover the basics of finding sources in the food space, recording and transcribing your interviews (quickly!), fact check your stories, and working with PR and sources before and after a piece runs.

Our webinars are free and open to the public. Recordings of our webinars are available to IACP members after the completion of the event. 


Tara Duggan

Tara Duggan

Tara Duggan is a James Beard Award-winning food writer with nearly 20 years of experience at the San Francisco Chronicle. Her current beats are sustainable agriculture, animal welfare, food policy, and culinary trends, all with a Northern California focus. Tara has also written several cookbooks, including "Root to Stalk Cooking: The Art of Using the Whole Vegetable" and "The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee". Her work has appeared in Food & Wine, Sunset, the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and Denver Post, among other publications.

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