Nate Jones is the FOIA director for The Washington Post where he works with reporters to target documents to request, appeal and sue for. He works with reporters to obtain local, state and federal records and to think strategically about public records in all formats. He gives FOIA training sessions and advises reporters on how to write and refine requests, navigate delays and overredactions, and overcome other bureaucratic resistance. He also oversees a newsroom-wide system to track open-records requests. He previously was the director of the FOIA Project for the National Security Archive and has served two terms on the Federal FOIA Advisory Committee.