The Team 


  • Matt Lait

    Matt Lait

    Managing Editor
    Matt is CNN Investigates' managing editor, based in Los Angeles.
  • Patricia DiCarlo

    Patricia DiCarlo

    Executive Producer
    Patricia is CNN Investigates' executive producer, based in Washington, DC.
  • Samira Jafari

    Samira Jafari

    Senior Editor
    Samira is a senior editor for CNN's investigations team, based in Atlanta.


  • Rob Kuznia

    Senior Writer
    Rob is a writer for CNN's investigations team, based in Los Angeles.
  • Bob Ortega

    Bob Ortega »

    Senior Writer
    Bob covers border and immigration issues from Phoenix, Arizona.
  • Casey Tolan

    Casey covers the coronavirus crisis and criminal justice with a focus on data reporting.


  • Our stories

    See the team's stories and major investigations.