Despite the risks to their own health, these Milwaukee voters showed up at the polls, and waited, sometimes for hours, to participate in our democracy.
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Seeking nominations for 2018 Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award
Nominations are being sought for the eighth annual Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award, recognizing an individual’s extraordinary contributions to open government or investigative journalism in Wisconsin. The award will be presented on April 19.
Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism tells its story via video on #GivingNewsDay
This Giving Tuesday, the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is unveiling a video that tells the story of our efforts to increase the quality and quantity of investigative journalism while training current and future investigative reporters.
Make a gift today and your donation will be matched
We’re excited to announce that the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism has been chosen to be a part of News Match, a national campaign that will match any gift you make to the Center through Dec. 31, 2017 — up to $1,000!
Wisconsin Newspaper Association provides $10,000 sponsorship of Wisconsin Watchdog Awards
The Wisconsin Newspaper Association board of directors has approved a $10,000 sponsorship of the seventh annual Wisconsin Watchdog Awards, double the largest previous support of the annual celebration of open government and investigative reporting.
Wisconsin Public Radio and Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism name Alexandra Hall as Simonson Investigative Reporting Fellow
Wisconsin Public Radio and the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism are pleased to announce Alexandra Hall has been named the 2017 Mike Simonson Memorial Investigative Reporting Fellow. During the one-year fellowship, Hall will work collaboratively with WPR and WCIJ to deepen her skills in investigative journalism, editing and on-air radio production.
Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award nominations sought from the public
Nominations are being sought for the seventh annual Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award, recognizing an individual’s extraordinary contributions to open government or investigative journalism in Wisconsin.
Capitol expert joins reporting staff of Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
Mary Matthias, the top attorney in the nonpartisan agency that provides legal and policy advice to the Wisconsin Legislature, this week retired from nearly three decades of state service and became a reporter for the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.
Prominent executives join Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism team to boost business operations
Two senior executives with distinguished careers in philanthropy, management and journalism have joined the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism to strengthen its ability to generate revenue.
For sale: Half a cow, one trout, one faucet and 1,000 wool balls
They’ve traveled 1,000 miles across Wisconsin, drawing attention to important issues affecting the quality and supply of our state’s water. Now, four sculptures crafted by artist Carrie Roy are headed for the next stage in their adventure: They’re for sale.
Attorney Robert J. Dreps, advocate for open government, to receive Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award
Attorney Robert J. Dreps, a champion of open government who has represented news organizations in groundbreaking cases for three decades, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award.
Data and Visual Director opening at the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
We have a rare opening at the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, as Kate Golden, our beloved and multitalented multimedia director, exits to Australia. If you’re interested in succeeding her, we want to talk with you about our newly fashioned position: Data and Visual Director.