Sammy is an investigative reporter from Bedford Hills, NY. He is currently the lead reporter on a multi-newsroom investigative reporting project involving tens of thousands of previously undisclosed police disciplinary files regarding officers in approximately 100 local, county and state law enforcement agencies throughout New York. Sammy is also as a researcher for the Li Center for Global Journalism at the school under the direction of Prof. Azmat Khan. (Sammy is a 2023 graduate of the Toni Stabile for Investigative Journalism at the Columbia Journalism School.) 

While an undergraduate at the University of Michigan, Sammy founded Focal Point, The Michigan Daily's investigative reporting team. Sammy's student reporting won five Michigan Press Association investigative awards and three College Media Association investigative awards. (Articles Sammy edited for Focal Point won a further three Michigan Press Association awards.) In 2021, while an intern at the Investigative Reporting Workshop, Sammy contributed to The Washington Post's Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting about the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Sammy's investigations have been featured in the Columbia Journalism Review, The New York Times and the Detroit Free Press in their 2018 “This journalism made us jealous” article.

As a composer and playwright, Sammy's music has been recognized by the American Composers Forum, the Foundation for Modern Music and the National Association for Music Education. A 2022 graduate of the University of Michigan's School of Music, Theatre & Dance, Sammy was a two-time semester participant Blank Space Workshop creator for evening length musicals, one of which was written with Allie Taylor. Recent projects include Fifth Avenue, a straight play and political comedy and The Bachelor: The Musical, a very unofficial song cycle co-written and performed with Allie Taylor. Sammy is currently book writer for a musical that will premiere at Syracuse University in May; he also just finished a comedy show that premiered on Feb. 29, 2024.

Sammy is a member of IRE, ASCAP and DG.