New Investigation:

How Lax EPA Oversight Enabled Jackson's Water Crisis.

Working with the Media on Oversight & Investigations

The media can bring attention and public outrage to your investigation. They can also ignore it. Learn how to work effectively with the news media during and after your investigation.

Jan 14, 2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


  • John Donnelly, Senior Writer, CQ Roll Call. John M. Donnelly is a senior writer for CQ Roll Call who specializes in defense. He has netted numerous journalism awards, including the National Press Foundation’s Everett McKinley Dirksen Award for Distinguished Reporting of Congress and the National Press Club’s Michael Dornheim Award for defense reporting. He has served as president of the Military Reporters & Editors Association, chairman of the National Press Club board of governors, and secretary of the Standing Committee of Correspondents in Congress. Prior to his arrival at CQ in 2004, he edited Defense Week, a newsletter that covered the Pentagon, the defense industry and the congressional defense panels. Donnelly is a graduate of the College of William and Mary and of Gonzaga College High School in Washington.
  • Courtney Bublé, Staff Correspondent, Government Executive. Courtney Buble is a staff correspondent who covers federal management, oversight, contracting and regulations. Before joining Government Executive in July 2019, she worked for NBC News. Courtney graduated from The George Washington University in 2018.

The session was hosted and moderated by Tim Stretton, Director of POGO's Congressional Oversight Initiative.

This virtual training is only open to staff in Congress, GAO, and CRS. We will record the presentation and may post it publicly. The Q&A portion will be off the record and will not be posted.