Sameea joined the Center for Public Integrity in 2017. She oversees Public Integrity’s digital strategy and story design. She previously worked on the digital team at the Los Angeles Times, where she also served as the politics bureau liaison. She has previously reported for local news in Southern California, trade publications in the green energy and education sectors, and for the business beat in Connecticut. Sameea earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and her master’s in journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.