Hall, a co-founder of the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, joined the staff as managing editor in June 2015. She worked at the Wisconsin State Journal for 24 years as an editor and reporter focusing on projects and investigations. Previously she was a reporter for eight years at The Arizona Republic in Phoenix, where she covered city government, schools and the environment. During her 35-year journalism career, Hall has won more than three dozen local, state and national awards for her work, and is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors. She is based in Madison, Wisconsin. She can be reached at email@example.com
Legalization in Wisconsin still faces many hurdles, including opposition from top GOP leaders. But our series, The Cannabis Question, provided crucial fodder for this public debate. News outlets across the country picked up these stories 433 times, reaching an estimated audience of 5.3 million people.
Our stories sought to illuminate the legacy of trauma left behind by clergy sexual abuse in Wisconsin. We reported on recommendations to better root out the abuse, and ways the church can mitigate the damage it has caused.
When University of Wisconsin-Madison student journalist Peter Coutu investigated frequent lottery winners in Wisconsin in 2018, he uncovered a pattern: The owners and clerks of stores that sell lottery tickets seemed to have more luck than normal.
With just four full-time, permanent staff and the help of our talented interns and assistants, the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism produces news that reaches millions of people each year. But we don’t do it alone. Our success depends on collaborations with other news organizations and academic institutions. These partnerships allow us to produce an impressive body of in-depth reports exploring issues crucial to Wisconsin and beyond. Support Investigative Reporting in Wisconsin
In just the past two years, WCIJ has partnered with more than a dozen news outlets and student journalists to produce investigative stories.
The award-winning Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is seeking applicants for paid internships that will begin in March and June 2019. The Center is hiring one full-time investigative reporting intern, one part-time public engagement and marketing intern, and one full-time public engagement and marketing intern.
Democracy relies on an informed electorate. At the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, we help achieve that by providing nonpartisan, fact-checked stories that help you make important decisions on Election Day and beyond. Support journalism that protects the vulnerable, exposes wrongdoing and explores solutions.