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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.

State hiring of contractors jumps 26%, but UW goes opposite way

State agencies’ hiring of outside contractors surged last year, according to a report quietly released by the state Department of Administration. The annual report, posted Monday on the DOA’s website, shows that state agencies spent $363.8 million on private contractors — an increase of 26 percent compared to the previous fiscal year.

Your Right to Know: On open records, Walker and Barrett are imperfect

Your Right to Know: On open records, Walker and Barrett are imperfect

By Bill Lueders
Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism
Advocates of open government often quiz candidates for public office on their level of support for official transparency. The candidates, when asked, always tout their commitment.
That doesn’t mean they always deliver.
Both Republican Gov. Scott Walker and his Democratic challenger, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, have fielded many requests for public [...]

Interested in helping us dig up the truth?

Update at 4:20 p.m. March 22: We received so many applications from qualified students that we hired three instead of two. We look forward to sharing the report with you in April.
We’re seeking two UW-Madison journalism students for immediate involvement in a project examining state government issues.
The students will be paid $10 an hour, with [...]

Center hiring two investigative reporting interns

The nonprofit and nonpartisan Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is hiring two summer reporting interns.
Eligibility is limited to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled, at the time of application, in the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication, where the Center is based.

The internships will begin in June and end in August. [...]

Center seeks reporting intern to join award-winning staff

The nonprofit and nonpartisan Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is seeking a reporting intern.
Eligibility is limited to undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled, at the time of application, in the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication, where the Center is based.

The internship will begin in January and end in August.
Pay is [...]

Summer internship deadline is Friday

A gentle reminder to students in the UW-Madison School of Journalism and Mass Communication: Friday is the deadline to apply for a summer internship at the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.
Applications are due by 5 p.m.
The nonprofit Center is seeking three reporting interns for the summer.
Eligibility is limited to undergraduate and graduate students who are [...]

CJR profiles student reporters’ crucial role at WisconsinWatch.org

The outstanding work of WisconsinWatch.org’s paid student interns is highlighted in a new report from Columbia Journalism Review, a widely watched industry publication.
“In just under two years, the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism has broken over twenty-five major stories, ranging from the increased dependence on immigrant labor in the dairy industry to the stories behind the alarmingly high [...]

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