Lately, reporter intern Kate Prengaman has been tapped as a resource on the issue of frac sand mining in Wisconsin.
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Center hiring two summer investigative reporting interns
The award-winning Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is seeking applicants for two paid summer internships.
Center seeks fall investigative intern
The award-winning Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is hiring an intern for the fall semester. The intern will report on investigative stories and may use other skills, including photography and data analysis and visualization, to produce investigative coverage.
Center awarded major grant, selected for business program
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is celebrating two major developments — the largest grant in its history and selection for a national training program aimed at strengthening its business operations.
Wisconsin better off than many, in new report on ethics enforcers
Many states’ ethics agencies aren’t provided with the resources and independence needed to carry out their responsibilities, according to a new report that casts Wisconsin’s efforts in a favorable light.
UW-Madison investigative reporting collaboration honored in APME award
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have won a national award for their collaborative efforts to produce investigative reporting. The Associated Press Media Editors’ first Innovator of the Year for College Students award cites the Center and school, which since 2009 have collaborated in classrooms and through paid internships.
Center wins four awards, including top website, from Milwaukee Press Club
WisconsinWatch.org was named the best local news or feature website at the Milwaukee Press Club’s annual awards celebration on Friday night. The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, which produces the website, was honored with three gold (first place) awards and a silver in the club’s Awards for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism, the state’s premiere all-media journalism competition.
Interns win Tableau data challenge, reminding us (again) why they rock
A team of three journalism grad students from University of Wisconsin-Madison — two of them current or soon-to-be interns at the Center — won Tableau’s national Student Data Challenge.
Center wins four Milwaukee Press Club awards
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism received four awards from the Milwaukee Press Club’s annual Awards for Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism, which were announced today. We will learn whether each award is gold, silver or bronze at the awards dinner on May 18.
Journalist Dick Wheeler chosen for Distinguished WisconsinWatch.orgdog Award
Dick Wheeler, the late founder of the Wheeler Report, has been named the 2012 recipient of the Distinguished WisconsinWatch.orgdog Award in recognition of his four decades of tirelessly opening Wisconsin state government to public scrutiny.
The award is part of the second annual WisconsinWatch.orgdog Awards reception and dinner, presented jointly on Wednesday, April 25, by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council and the Madison Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.
Pulitzer winner Bogdanich to speak at WisconsinWatch.orgdog Awards
Walt Bogdanich, three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, will deliver the keynote address at the second annual WisconsinWatch.orgdog Awards on April 25.
Center hiring two investigative reporting interns
The nonprofit and nonpartisan Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is hiring two summer reporting interns.