“Sound Check: Investigative Journalism”

Michigan Radio’s investigative reporter Lindsey Smith will speak to Capitol Issues Forum Wednesday Feb. 21 from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. on stories she’s covered recently, including the Michigan State University sexual harassment scandal, lead levels in Michigan’s drinking water and the controversial Line 5 oil pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac.

Smith’s 2015 documentary on the Flint Water Crisis, “Not Safe to Drink,” earned the station a national Edward R. Murrow Award, along with other recognition. In 2014, Smith was named “Young Journalist of the Year” by the Detroit Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. She is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University and Specs Howard School of Media Arts.

The meeting will be held at the Small Business Association of Michigan, located at 120 N. Washington, Ste. 1000, Lansing. Capitol Issues Forum is an informal gathering of Lansing area public policy, communication and public relations professionals. It’s a joint project of Lezotte Miller Public Relations Inc. and the Small Business Association of Michigan. For more information and to get on an email meeting notification list, contact us at staff@lezottemiller.com or call (517) 381-1900. Capitol Issues Forum can also be followed on Facebook.

There is no charge to attend. Complimentary coffee and bagels will be served at the meeting. For food planning purposes, RSVPs are requested but not required.

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