The Team

Peter Cameron, managing editor

Peter is an award-winning investigative journalist. He worked at daily print newspapers in Scranton, PA and Wilkes-Barre, PA as well as in Madison and Chicago, before returning to Wisconsin to launch The Badger Project. He grew up in Waunakee and graduated from the journalism school at the UW-Madison in 2005. Peter lives and dies with every Badger basketball win and loss.

Ted Gregory, senior editor

Ted is a former general assignment reporter at the Chicago Tribune who, as part of a team of six reporters, won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting. He also contributed to the Tribune’s 2001 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory journalism. In addition, Gregory is the author of the true-crime odyssey, “Mary Jane’s Ghost,” and co-author of three books: “The Leadership Code,” “To Chase A Dream,” and “Our Black Year.”

Kate Van Dyke, junior investigator

Kate is a junior at the UW-Madison majoring in journalism and minoring in digital studies and public policy. She is a staff writer for the city news desk at the Daily Cardinal, travel journalist at Souvenirs Magazine, and the Alumni Relations Chair at the Wisconsin Alumni Student Board. She is passionate about hard-hitting journalism and is excited to strengthen her skills as an investigative reporter. Kate graduated from Whitefish Bay High School in Milwaukee County.

Atticus Rust, junior investigator

Atticus is in his final year at UW-Madison, where he is pursuing a degree in English Literature. In the past, he has written for The Badger Herald, primarily in its ArtsEtc. section. Much of his free time is spent with music, both writing and seeing live performances around Madison. Atticus is from and currently resides in Stoughton.

Alec Diab, political cartoonist

Art has always been something Alec felt very passionate about. Like most kids growing up in the ’90s, video games were a huge inspiration and showed him the wonders of imagination through entertainment. He works on apps and games in his spare time. Alec is from Sun Prairie.