Investigative and accountability journalism, FOIA Education: Oklahoma State University, BA, journalism Ziva has spent the last 18 months as a senior editor at Reveal, a project of the Center for Investigative Reporting, where she has led a team covering immigration and labor issues. Her team broke national stories on family separation and Tesla’s workplace safety record. She also worked more than 20 years as a reporter and editor at the Tulsa World, where she won numerous awards. She covered the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing and the deadly 2011 Joplin tornado. She led an investigation into the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Office that led to the indictment and resignation of the county’s seven-term sheriff in 2015. Ziva and reporting partner Cary Aspinwall were 2015 finalists for the Pulitzer Prize in local reporting for their coverage of a botched execution. That same year, they founded the Frontier, an independent investigative newsroom in Tulsa. Ziva, who is serving her third term as a board member of Investigative Reporters and Editors, received her bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma State University. Honors & Awards:
Pulitzer Prize finalist for local reporting, 2015
Emmy nominee, 2018
Professional Affiliations: Investigative Reporters & Editors Inc., Freedom of Information Oklahoma Inc.
“There are some things worth dying for, and I’m tired of seeing what’s happening and what’s being done to black lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, specifically but in this country,” Buck told The Washington Post.