Peter worked for daily print newspapers for the past decade in Madison and Chicago as well as Wilkes-Barre and Scranton in Pennsylvania before returning to the Midwest to launch this project. He graduated from The University of Wisconsin – Madison in 2005, and grew up in Waunakee, Wisconsin. He lives and dies with every Badger men’s basketball win and loss.
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.”
Molly is from Westport, CT and is a junior in the journalism school at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She also serves as managing editor of The Badger Herald, one of two student newspapers on campus.
Emilie is an undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison studying journalism and anthropology. She hopes to work in investigative journalism, revealing truths and exploring motivations behind people’s actions. She is passionate about world affairs and producing accurate journalism coverage. In her free time, she loves to care for the environment.
Alec grew up in Sun Prairie. For as long as he can remember, art was something he 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.
He also enjoys writing about himself in the third person.