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Nancy Watzman


Nancy Watzman is a Denver-based consultant to the Sunlight Foundation. Over the course of her career as an investigative journalist and researcher, she has worked for a number of Washington-based watchdog and advocacy groups, including Public Campaign, the Center for Responsive Politics, and the Center for Public Integrity. She is co-author, with Micah Sifry, of "Is That a Politician in Your Pocket? Washington on $2 Million a Day," (Wiley Books, 2004) contributed to "The Buying of the Congress" (Avon Books, 1998), and has penned articles and opinion pieces for publications such as Harper's Magazine, The Nation, The New Republic, The Washington Monthly, The Washington Post, and the Los Angeles Times. She has served as a fellow with the Center for Independent Media and was recipient of a Century Foundation investigative journalism grant. For her work at Sunlight, she has won a "BOB" --Best of the Blogs--award from Deutsche Welle for the Party Time project and an honorable mention from the NIHCM Foundation for "Heart of the Matter," an investigation on lack of transparency in clinical trial data.