Documented is a watchdog group that investigates how corporations manipulate public policy, harming our environment, communities, and democracy.
Nick Surgey is Co-Director of Documented and an investigative reporter. He is a occasional contributor to the Intercept and is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Media and Democracy. His work has been featured in The Guardian, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Washington Post, and many other places including the Colbert Report. Nick was previously Director of Research at the Center for Media and Democracy, and Staff Counsel at Common Cause.
Lisa Graves is Co-Director of Documented and a well-known researcher, writer, and public speaker. Her research and analysis have been cited by every major paper in the country, and featured in critically acclaimed books and documentaries, including Ava Du Vernay’s award-winning film, “The 13th,” the Bill Moyers’ narrated “United States of ALEC,” and Showtime’s “Years of Living Dangerously.” Her full bio, which includes serving as Deputy Assistant Attorney General at the U.S. Department of Justice, is available here.
Kelly Mitchell is a Senior Analyst for Documented. Prior to joining Documented, Kelly was the Climate Campaign Director for Greenpeace, where she oversaw work on climate liability, coal leasing, oil & gas infrastructure, and corporate renewables policy. She has appeared in numerous media outlets including the BBC, the Washington Post, and Al Jazeera. Kelly has a bachelors degree from the University of Pennsylvania and is completing her MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Jesse is a Senior Researcher with Documented. He has expertise in the oil and gas industry, corporate lobbying and political strategy, and political spending. His work has been featured in The New York Times, the Washington Post, NPR, and other media outlets. Previously Jesse was a research specialist Greenpeace from 2010 to 2017 and holds a degree from the University of Georgia.
Jamie Corey is a Senior Researcher with Documented where she tracks the fossil fuel industry’s influence in state and national politics. Jamie previously worked at the Center for Media and Democracy, the United States Senate and the Iowa State House of Representatives. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post and The Guardian. Jamie received her Bachelor’s Degree from Simpson College.