Samara Freemark joined APM Reports in 2013. Before that she covered veterans' issues for the Public Insight Network and worked as a reporter and producer with Radio Diaries, where her work received the George Foster Peabody Award. Freemark has also worked as an environmental reporter, and as a staffer in the newsroom of WUOM Ann Arbor. She holds a B.A. from Swarthmore College and an M.A. in Urban Planning from the University of Michigan.