Meet the Investigators
Lee Zurik – Director of Investigations
Lee leads Raycom Media’s National Investigative Unit. Lee also works as an Evening News Anchor and Chief Investigative Reporter at Raycom’s New Orleans television station. Lee has been honored with journalism’s top honors including two George Foster Peabody Awards, three Alfred I. duPont Silver Batons, nine National Edward R. Murrow Awards, and the Investigative Reporters and Editors Medal. Lee is a New Orleans native and a graduate of Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications.
Jill Riepenhoff – INVESTIGATIVE PRODUCER
Jill is an experienced investigative journalist who spent more than three decades at The Columbus Dispatch in Ohio. Jill investigated, among other things, naughty teachers, predatory mortgage brokers, slumlords, guardians who neglect and steal from mentally incompetent adults, and college campuses where rapes and other violent crimes are hidden. For kicks, she digs into sports and has written extensively about the dark side of youth, high school and college athletics. Her work has won dozens of state and national awards. She serves on the board of Investigative Reporters and Editors. Twitter: @JRiep
Megan Luther – INVESTIGATIVE PRODUCER
Megan came to Raycom Media from Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE), where she served as training director since 2012. Megan has worked in radio, TV and most recently, newspapers. Before she joined IRE, Megan was a government reporter for the Argus Leader in South Dakota and a computer-assisted reporting specialist for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Previously, she worked at IRE and NICAR in the Database Library while completing her master’s degree at the University of Missouri.
Andy Miller – EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Andy is a journalist that believes in telling stories through the people they affect. His style of showcasing issues with high production value and emotional connection to those impacted has sparked positive change in multiple states. Prior to joining the Raycom Investigative team, Miller spent three years as an Investigative Producer/Photographer at KMGH in Denver. His team there has been recognized with local and national awards for their investigative work. Before Colorado he was at WREG in Memphis, WAVY in Portsmouth, and WBFF in Baltimore. Miller started his career at WBOC in Salisbury, MD which covered his home town – Lewes, DE
Jamie Grey – INVESTIGATIVE PRODUCER
Jamie specializes in crime, political and data investigative reporting and producing. Prior to coming to Raycom Media, she was an assistant professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism and managing editor/chief investigator for the NBC affiliate in the Columbia/Jefferson City area. She has prior reporting experience in Iowa and Idaho and has won various state and regional awards for her investigative work. Jamie is a graduate of Mizzou, with degrees in journalism and higher education leadership and policy analysis.