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About The Tip Off

The Tip Off is a completely independent production - made by founder and host Maeve McClenaghan, with production support from Cheeka Ayers and Alice Milliken. We make the show because we love sharing these compelling stories with our engaged audience - and we want to keep giving people an insight into just what goes into getting these important investigations out into the world.

In the past we have made the show on a shoe-string and then, later, managed to find some external funding, (which is when Cheeka and Alice got involved and the sounds quality got better!) But that is running out and to carry on making the show, to keep it independent and to keep digging into those interesting stories, we need to find new ways to pay for production costs.

Through funding The Tip Off you are enabling us to continue taking you behind the scenes of some of the most compelling investigative journalism from recent years. In each episode you will hear from the reporters who broke stories like: 19 years of sexual assault allegations against R Kelly, the Pentagon's propaganda machine and the sleazy sexism of the President's Club. They will tell you about the leads, the dead-ends and of course, the tip offs. There are car chases, slammed doors, terrorist cells, undercover reporting, wrangling with despotic regimes and much more.

So, if you’re interested in the fun, complicated detective work that goes into great investigative journalism please consider making a monthly donation to help us continue to bring you these stories.


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