Records to request when you have 10 minutes

Get your notebook ready for this session on requesting documents from the government. You'll come away with a list of ideas for records to request to keep those investigative stories coming.

Speaker Bios

  • Samah Assad is a Murrow and Emmy Award winning investigative journalist and producer specializing in data analysis, FOIA & digital interactivity with CBS Chicago's investigative unit. She previously produced with the investigative unit at ABC in Cleveland and worked as a crime reporter with the Morning Journal in Ohio. Her reporting focuses on uncovering systemic failures, including police misconduct, government corruption, lack of transparency & taxpayer dollar waste.

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