Profiles in Iowa Journalism

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Chuck Offenburger and Michael Gartner
Former Des Moines Register columnist Chuck Offenburger in conversation with former Pulitzer Prize Board chair and 1997 Editorial Writing winner Michael Gartner, a fellow Register alumnus (Iowa Public Television).

Profiles in Iowa Journalism is a panel discussion featuring several Iowa journalists and photojournalists, including Michael Gartner (The Wall Street Journal; Des Moines Register; Louisville Courier-Journal; USA Today; NBC News; The Daily Tribune of Ames; Cityview of Des Moines; Iowa Cubs), Lyle Muller (executive director and editor of IowaWatch and former editor of The Gazette of Cedar Rapids), Annah Backstrom (content strategist for politics, Des Moines Register), and Chuck Offenburger (former "Iowa Boy" columnist, Des Moines Register; blogger,, who share their unique stories and discuss the general state of modern journalism.