InvestigativeCheck was founded by Jim Popkin, the former NBC News reporter and Senior Investigative Producer. At InvestigativeCheck, Popkin serves as CEO and manages a team of talented investigators and former investigative reporters from some of the nation’s most prestigious publications.

For 14 years, Jim Popkin—Former NBC News reporter and Senior Investigative ProducerPopkin served in several high-ranking positions at NBC News in Washington, DC. He was a Senior Investigative Producer and oversaw a team of correspondents and producers that broke major stories for NBC News on politics, Wall Street scandals, defense, and intelligence and law-enforcement controversies. He also was an on-air correspondent, and his stories appeared on NBC’s TODAY show, the weekend Nightly News, CNBC, MSNBC and WRC-TV.

Popkin won four national Emmy awards for outstanding journalism, two Edward R. Murrow Awards and was a finalist for the National Magazine Award. The American Journalism Review profiled him as one of Washington’s “most enterprising journalists.” Prior to NBC News, Popkin was a writer and Senior Editor for U.S. News & World Report. His articles and reports also have appeared in Wired Magazine, the Washington Post, USA TODAY, Washingtonian and on National Public Radio.

Today, Popkin also runs the Seven Oaks Media Group, which provides strategic communications, crisis management and media services to corporations and institutions nationwide. The Seven Oaks Media Group works closely with InvestigativeCheck, providing a broad array of media services when the need demands.


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