MARK HORVIT serves as the executive director for Investigative Reporters and Editors, a professional organization of journalists headquartered at the Missouri School of Journalism. Horvit came to Missouri from the Fort Worth (Texas) Star-Telegram, where he was the projects editor. An accomplished investigative reporter and editor, Horvit previously has worked at the Panama City (Fla.) News Herald, the Corpus Christi (Texas) Caller-Times, The Houston Post, the Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune and The Charlotte (N.C.) Observer. As IRE’s executive director, Horvit supervises 12 full-time staff members; runs IRE’s renowned professional programs, publications and Web site; and oversees the $1.4 million budget, fund-raising campaigns and the more than $3 million endowment fund.