The staff of the Wisconsin Center for Investigation Journalism, photographed Nov. 18, 2019, in Vilas Hall at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. From left: Coburn Dukehart, Brooke Hollingsworth, Lauren Fuhrmann, Francisco Velazquez, Emily Neinfeldt, Andy Hall, Barbara Johnson, Matt Whitney, Dee J. Hall, Claire DeRosa, Jim Malewitz, Phoebe Petrovic, Enjoyiana Nururdin, Parker Schorr, and Bram Sable-Smith. Credit: Krista Eastman / University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Andy Hall

Andy Hall is co-founder and executive director of the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism. Since the Center’s launch in 2009, he has overseen the Center’s journalistic and financial operations. Previously he spent more than 26 years working at the Wisconsin State Journal and The Arizona Republic and has won dozens of awards for his reporting, including a Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business and Financial Journalism and a national award from the Education Writers Association. Hall is a former Investigative Reporters and Editors board member, and current IRE member. He is based in Madison, Wisconsin. He can be reached at