We’re hiring! Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism seeks 2019 interns

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.

WCIJ Associate Director Lauren Fuhrmann named to national Emerging Leaders Council by Institute for Nonprofit News

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.

Wisconsin’s ‘news deserts’ hurt our democracy — but you can help

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 msato@wisconsinwatchmediapartners.wpcomstaging.com.