Scandal Report Sniffs Out Headliners Gold

April 6, 2015

J. David McSwane, reporter for the Austin American-Statesman, went with his journalistic sense of smell to unearth the details of what would become known as the 21CT scandal, involving massive malfeasance in State contracting.  McSwane’s series of investigative reports won him both the Gold award in the Foundation’s Showcase competition, as well as the Charles E. Green Star Newspaper Investigative Report.  The Foundation’s Mark Morrison interviews David about the development of the story.