Matthew Defour will lead the three-member Wisconsin Watch statehouse bureau as an editor and reporter, starting Sept. 6.
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is pleased to announce the hiring of its first Donor Engagement Coordinator, Zachary Peterson, who will assist in the Center’s fundraising with prospect research, donor correspondence, database management and fundraising strategy.
The Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service and the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism seek a Director of Development and Partnerships to steward a fundraising strategy and forge new relationships to build Neighborhood News Service’s visibility in the business and philanthropic community.
The Ho-Chunk Nation has a bright economic future, ripe with prospects to diversify its economy beyond gaming. That’s if the tribal government more clearly communicates with citizens and opens space for entrepreneurs and private companies to invest in tribal communities, Ho-Chunk officials and citizens said during a Wisconsin Watch event held on May 12.
Wisconsin Watch is pleased to announce the addition of two new Report for America corps members to our staff, boosting coverage of statewide threats to democracy and environmental and agricultural issues in the Mississippi River Basin.
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is excited to announce the hiring of its first Finance and Operations Manager, Rhiannon Orizaga. In this role, she will build and maintain the organizational infrastructure, creating an empowering and inclusive workplace that supports the organization’s mission.
Wisconsin Watch took top awards in six categories in the Milwaukee Press Club’s 2021 Excellence in Journalism contest, along with silver and bronze honors in six other categories.
Wisconsin journalists and open-government advocates were honored at the 10th annual Wisconsin Watchdog Awards on April 21, 2022.
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is pleased to announce the hiring of its first Grants Manager, Gia Dinon, who will manage the organization’s relationships with institutional funders and advance the Center’s mission through the expansion of philanthropic revenue.
Wisconsin Watch and Wisconsin Public Radio have launched a new, seven-part podcast and web series, Open and Shut, that shines a light on the power of the prosecutor — and its impact on victims, the accused and the justice system.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter John Diedrich and Wisconsin State Journal State Politics Editor Matthew DeFour have been selected to receive the Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award, which recognizes an individual’s extraordinary contributions to open government or investigative journalism in Wisconsin.
Inclusiveness is at the heart of thinking and acting as journalists and the complex issues we face as a society require respect for different viewpoints and lived experiences.