Congressional Oversight Initiative

Congressional Oversight Fellowships: Meet the 2018 Fellows

The Congressional Oversight Fellowships are a program of the Congressional Oversight Initiative of the Project On Government Oversight (POGO). The Fellowship is year-long placement for mid-career professionals of all kinds to learn more about Congressional oversight by serving alongside professional staff on a Congressional committee, engaging in oversight and investigative work. Each fellow assists the work of a Senate or House committee promoting transparency and accountability, rooting out corruption and malfeasance, and ensuring equal protection under the law. Click here to learn more.
Jim Getz

Jim Getz

Jim Getz covered environmental and regional issues at the Dallas Morning News, transportation at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and court cases throughout his career. He has a Master's in Journalism from The Ohio State University and a law degree from the University of Maryland School of Law, where he focused on environmental law. Most recently, he was the Northern California state courts reporter at The Daily Journal, a statewide legal newspaper. He has also done legal and factual research for non-profit organizations. Jim's Congressional Oversight Fellowship placement is with the minority staff of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

View Jim Getz's Fellowship Stipend Disclosure Report.

Andrea Noble

Andrea Noble

Andrea Noble is an award-winning reporter with more than a decade of experience writing about law enforcement and legal affairs. She most recently covered the Justice Department for The Washington Times. Her beat covered immigration and surveillance issues, gun policy, and the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election. Andrea provided breaking news coverage of mass shootings in San Bernardino, Orlando and at the Washington Navy Yard, among others. Before that, she wrote about local politics, crime and public safety in the Washington, D.C., region for Maryland's Gazette newspapers and for The Times, where her investigative reporting earned top honors from the Virginia Press Association and the D.C. chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. A graduate of Webster University in St. Louis, she studied journalism and sociology. Andrea's Congressional Oversight Fellowship placement is with the majority staff of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

View Andrea Noble's Fellowship Stipend Disclosure Report.