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.
The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism was named a winner Monday of 14 prizes in the 2017 Milwaukee Press Club Excellence in Journalism contest, including awards for investigative, public service and explanatory reporting; single story and multi-story coverage; photography and illustration.
Lauren Fuhrmann, associate director of the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, is among 10 mid-career professionals selected for the first Investigative News Network Emerging Leaders Council, a peer group of leading business and news leaders who will meet for a year to work on news industry challenges, build support networks and develop professional skills.
News deserts are geographical areas or socioeconomic groups that are parched of fresh, important local news, whether it’s a result of the shuttering of neighborhood newspapers, downsizing and the limited resources of news outlets or a lack of coverage of particular topics. Help WCIJ identify news deserts in Wisconsin by writing to me at email@example.com.
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.
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.