Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism marks 10 years

The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is celebrating 10 years on the investigative news beat and celebrated Thursday night at Memorial Union on the UW campus in Madison.

The celebration featured a panel discussion with David Maraniss, Associate Editor at the Washington Post, Cara Lombardo, a reporter at the Wall Street Journal, and Michael Wagner, an Associate Professor at the UW School of Journalism and Mass Communication. The panel talked about state of investigative journalism nationally and in local communities and highlighted the work of the WCIJ.

WISC Chief Political Reporter and and Assistant News Director Jessica Arp served as MC.

The WCIJ is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization aimed at increasing the quality of quantity of investigative reporting in Wisconsin while training current and future investigative journalists. It’s based at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication on the UW-Madison campus. Its reporting is available for newsrooms to republish for free.