Jim Taricani is a retired investigative reporter, well known for his work at WJAR NBC 10, where he founded the station’s I-Team.
He served a sentence of six months of home confinement for refusing a court order to divulge a source related to his work on the federal investigation into then Providence, Rhode Island mayor Buddy Cianci.
Throughout his career, Taricani created a distinct brand of broadcast investigative reporting and, along with late Pulitzer Prize winner Jack White, is the standard-bearer for investigative television journalism in the southern New England market, and a nationally respected broadcaster.
Taricani is also a lifelong musician, performing trumpet and guitar, including in bands at the front of his career.
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