Dave Levinthal coordinates the Center for Public Integrity’s major projects and stories, writes his own investigations and analyses, oversees staff training and represents the organization on television and radio.
Dave joined the Center for Public Integrity in 2013, and for six years led a team of reporters investigating federal political influence, government ethics, campaign money and lobbying. Under Dave’s direction, Public Integrity’s recent political coverage has earned two Edward R. Murrow Awards and two National Headliner Awards among many other honors. Dave’s writing regularly appears in publications such as The Atlantic, TIME, Daily Beast and Politico Magazine. He frequently appears as a political analyst on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and NPR and is an on-air contributor for CBC News and WBEN-AM 930.
He previously worked as an editor or reporter at Politico (2011-2013), OpenSecrets.org (2009-2011), the Dallas Morning News (2002-2009) and the Eagle-Tribune (2000-2002). A native of Buffalo, N.Y., Dave graduated with degrees in journalism and political philosophy from Syracuse University, where he edited the Daily Orange.