Steve Eckert is a nationally award-winning reporter/producer now leading the investigative unit at KARE 11.

His investigative reports have earned television journalism’s highest honors. In addition to national Emmy, Peabody, duPont-Columbia, Polk, Edward R. Murrow, RFK, Sigma Delta Chi and National Headliner Awards, he is a five-time winner of the prestigious IRE Award (Investigative Reporters & Editors).

Steve’s stories do more than win awards. They’ve revealed wrongdoing, exposed hidden dangers and prompted changes in local, state and federal laws.

Before joining KARE 11, Steve specialized in in-depth investigations for NBC News. For two decades his reports appeared on Dateline NBC, TODAY, NBC Nightly News, MSNBC and CNBC.

He has been a featured speaker at national journalism conferences and serves as a frequent mentor to young reporters.

You can reach Steve Eckert at seckert@kare11.com or follow him on Twitter @Steve_Eckert.