THE TEAM

Peter Cameron

managing editor

Peter is an award-winning investigative journalist. Before returning to Wisconsin to launch The Badger Project in 2018, he worked at daily newspapers in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre in Pennsylvania as well as in Madison and Chicago. He grew up in Waunakee and graduated from the journalism school at UW-Madison in 2005. Peter lives and dies with every Badger basketball win and loss.

Email: pcameron at thebadgerproject dot org

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.”

Amy Maggio

director of resource development

Amy has provided executive leadership and fundraising counsel to nonprofit organizations in Chicago and the Midwest.  She has more than 25 years of experience working at the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, the American Lung Association, the Spina Bifida Association, The Association of Certified Accountants and the National Stop AIDS Project. Amy is spearheading major gift and fundraising for the Badger Project. She lives in Madison.

Nathan Denzin

junior investigator

Nathan grew up in Lake Mills and is a recent graduate of UW-Madison with a degree in journalism and a certificate in sports communication. He was named the third-best collegiate journalist in the state in 2020 by the Wisconsin Newspaper Association, and won multiple first-place awards for his podcast series “Isolated.” He also serves as an Editorial Intern with Madison Magazine. Nathan watches a lot of sports, and plays Rocket League in his free time.

ndenzin at thebadgerproject dot org

Zoe Jaeger

student intern

Zoe Jaeger is a sophomore at UW-Madison, double-majoring in journalism and philosophy, with a certificate in the history of science. Zoe is a student intern for The Badger Project, a reporter for the Badger Herald and a hostess at The Cooper’s Tavern. In 2020, she was awarded a Warner Bros Reach Honorship, a 4-summer internship and college scholarship award with Warner Bros. studios in Burbank, CA. She hopes to blend her interests in reporting and film to create documentaries. Zoe enjoys doing coloring books, reading about AI and walking around the Wisconsin State Capitol in her free time. 

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.