Wausau Pilot & Review

Wausau Pilot & Review is an independent, nonprofit digital site devoted to educating the public about crucial issues in central Wisconsin with a special focus on government accountability. The site launched in 2017 with a grant from a private foundation. Coverage focuses on Marathon County, which is home to about 150,000 people. Topics of particular

Sarah Volpenhein

Sarah Volpenhein reports for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel where she focuses on the ethnic communities in Wisconsin, such as Native American and Hmong peoples. The focus for this reporter is less geographically oriented, and more critically focuses on diasporas that exist throughout Milwaukee and other parts of the state. Previously Volpenheim reported for the Marion

Jessica Rodriguez

Jessica Rodriguez is a reporter with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel focusing on the undercovered Spanish-speaking neighborhoods on the city’s south side. Rodriguez has covered crime and breaking news in Naples, Florida, for the Naples Daily News. As a crime reporter, she covered issues that affect Latinos dealing with police and the criminal justice system, such

Matthew Martinez

Matthew Martinez is a reporter for the Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, covering low-income minority neighborhoods in Milwaukee’s central city. Martinez is a 2020 graduate of  Marquette University, the Catholic Jesuit university in Milwaukee, where he worked on the Marquette Wire, the student news organization. As the executive editor last year, Martinez wrote a three-part series,

Frank Vaisvilas

Frank Vaisvilas covers Native American issues in Wisconsin for the Green Bay Press-Gazette in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The state is home to 11 federally recognized Native American tribes. Yet there is little to no coverage of tribes in the state. Vaisvilas traces his own roots to the Yaqui, the indigenous people of Mexico. He has

Renee Hickman

Renee Hickman is a reporter for the Wausau Daily Herald. At the Wisconsin paper, she covers population loss and its consequences, including everything from examining the dearth of tax revenue on school districts to the difficulties staffing hospitals face during the COVID-19 pandemic. Hickman has covered local government for the Unified Newspaper Group in Verona,

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is the product of the 1995 merger of the Milwaukee Journal and Milwaukee Sentinel, newspapers that date to 1882 and 1837 respectively. After two transitions, we are part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, which includes 10 other newsrooms in Wisconsin and 109 newsrooms nationwide —a number that will grow with the

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is the product of the 1995 merger of the Milwaukee Journal and Milwaukee Sentinel, newspapers that date to 1882 and 1837 respectively. After two transitions, we are part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, which includes 10 other newsrooms in Wisconsin and 109 newsrooms nationwide – a number that will grow with

Wausau Daily Herald

The Daily Herald has been Wausau’s primary source of local news and information since 1908. We focus on delivering core local coverage essential for a healthy community and democracy as well as providing journalism readers can’t get anywhere else. The Daily Herald is part of the USA Today Network, which has 11 newspapers in Wisconsin

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service (NNS) is an award-winning, online news outlet that provides balanced coverage of low-income minority neighborhoods in Milwaukee’s central city through objective, professional reporting. We cover the issues most important to the people who live, work and serve in central-city Milwaukee, such as public safety, arts and recreation, economic development, education, health