Former interns and fellows: Where they are now

Our interns and fellows produce critical work. Some are investigative journalists, while others are public engagement and marketing assistants. After they leave our offices on the University of Madison-Wisconsin campus, they move on to jobs in journalism and other fields, where they put the skills they learned at the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism to […]


The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is an independent nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization that is primarily funded through grants from foundations and donations from individuals and corporations. Additional revenue is obtained through sponsorships of its events and activities, and from earned income — payments for providing services such as fact-checking, collaborating with students or producing […]

Where our former interns are now

We often crow about the great work by our former interns from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication. But they’re also doing amazing things after their internships. They’re getting jobs, no slight accomplishment in this market — and good ones. If you’re a student interested in an internship at the Center, […]

Former staff

Interns See where our former interns end up. <!– Each row is six photos. When adding a new person, just make sure each row is contained in a “row-fluid” div. –!> Riley Vetterkind, reporter, 2017 Mia Sato, marketing, 2017 Louisa Lincoln, marketing, 2017 Andrew Hahn, reporter, 2017 Hayley Sperling, marketing, 2016 Alex Arriaga, reporter, 2016 […]

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Should raw milk sales be legalized?

For farmer Brian Wickert, the raw milk bill is about having the freedom to live without interference from the government. But for health officials in America’s Dairyland, it’s about potentially exposing unsuspecting citizens to disease-causing bacteria. At the crux of this debate is the age-old question: How much should government protect its citizens from possible hazards?

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Center receives five Milwaukee Press Club awards

The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism raked in five awards from the Milwaukee Press Club’s annual Awards for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism, which were announced today. The Center received three first-place awards — for best coverage of a single news topic or event, best innovative online feature, and best investigative story or series.