Celebrating a Century of Scholastic Journalism Education

JEA Centennial

Celebrating a Century of Scholastic Journalism Education

JEA Centennial

Celebrating a Century of Scholastic Journalism Education

JEA Centennial

Our 100 lists of 100: Wisconsin

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No need to badger us about Wisconsin — we have all the facts for you today.

Our 100 lists of 100

1. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
2. PBS Wisconsin/PBS Wisconsin Education
3. Wisconsin State Journal
4. The Post-Crescent
5. La Crosse Tribune
6. Leader-Telegram
7. Green Bay Press-Gazette
8. The Journal Times
9. The Janesville Gazette
10. Kenosha News
11. Sheboygan Press
12. Fond du Lac Reporter
13. Milwaukee Magazine
14. Door County Living
15. Wisconsin Public Radio
16. Oshkosh Northwestern and Oshkosh Herald

17. Wisconsin Newspaper Association
18. Wisconsin Broadcasters Association
19. Wisconsin Journalism Education Association
20. Northeastern Wisconsin Scholastic Press Association
21. Kettle Moraine Press Association
22. Wisconsin Center for Investigative News
23. Wisconsin Watch

24. The Kettle Moraine Press Association Fall Conference
25. The Northeastern Wisconsin Scholastic Press Association Spring Conference
26. The Kettle Moraine Press Association Winter Advisers Retreat
27. The Kettle Moraine Press Association Journalism Summer Camp
28. Wisconsin JEA Adviser Chats

College Publications:
29. The Badger Herald
30. The Daily Cardinal
31. The Spectator
32. The Fourth Estate
33. Marquette Wire
34. Royal Purple
35. Exponent
36. The Student Voice
37. The Advance-Titan
38. The Raquet Press
39. The Pointer
40. The Post
41. The Promethean
42. Mount Mary Arches
43. The Clarion

Individuals who have made a difference:
44. Linda Barrington, longtime KEMPA executive director
45. Barbara Benish, longtime NEWSPA executive director
46. Dave Wallner, longtime adviser and student journalism advocate
47. Matt Smith, Wisconsin JEA president
48. Gary Coll, founder of NEWSPA
49. Skip Zacher, longtime NEWSPA executive director
50. Cindy Schultz & Judy Schultz, NEWSPA contest administrators
51. Dr. Richard Nelson, founder of KEMPA
52. Hank Koshollek, photojournalist with a passion for teaching student photographers
53. Joe Koshollek, photojournalist with a passion for teaching student photographers
54. Jan Kohls, founding member and long-time executive director of KEMPA
55. Nancy Becker, long-time KEMPA board member
56. Sandy Jacoby, long-time KEMPA board member
57. Mary Ellen Ritter (2019 Wisconsin JOY Winner)
58. Sara Stanislawski (2021 Wisconsin JOY Winner)
59. Hannah Kennedy (2021 Wisconsin JOY Finalist)
60. Maxwell Yanacek (2021 Wisconsin JOY Finalist)
61. Annie Brown (2022 Wisconsin JOY Winner)
62. Meghan Morgan (2022 Wisconsin JOY Finalist)
63. Ashlyn Jacobs (2022 Wisconsin JOY Finalist)
64. Kadjata Bah (2023 Wisconsin JOY Winner)
65. Jasleen Kaur (2023 Wisconsin JOY Finalist)
66. Robert Barthell (2023 Wisconsin JOY Finalist)
67. Tanvi Kumar (2014 Courage in Student Journalism Award)
68. Simon Mehring (New Voices student leader)
69. Devin Newby (2014 Student Reporting Lab Fellow)
70. Mya Long (2015 Student Reporting Lab Fellow)
71. Kim Leadholm (2017 Student Reporting Lab Fellow)
72. Memphis Cleveland (2018 Student Reporting Lab Fellow)
73. Eleanor Wirtz (2020 Student Reporting Lab Fellow)
74. Angelina Rueda (2017 Student Reporting Lab Fellow)
75. Journey Love Taylor (2023 Winter Student Reporting Lab Fellow)
76. Mielat Zeray (2023 Winter Student Reporting Lab Fellow)
77. Owen Shao (2018 Student Reporting Lab Fellow)
78. Ryghtious Frazier (2018 Student Reporting Lab Fellow)
79. Sam Stolpe (2019 Student Reporting Lab Fellow)

80. Eisner Museum of Advertising and Design

81. Wisconsin Journalist of the Year Scholarship
82. KEMPA Scholarship
83. NEWSPA Scholarship

Famous Wisconsin journalists or writers:
84. Jim VendeHei, co-founder and CEO of Axios and the former executive editor and co-founder of Politico. Previously, he was a national political reporter at The Washington Post, where he worked as White House correspondent.
85. Charlie Berens, an American journalist, comedian, and creator of “Manitowoc Minute”. He has been featured on FOX, CBS, Funny or Die, TBS Digital, Variety, and MTV News.
86. Raquel Rutledge, a Milwaukee native, is an Pulitzer Prize-winning American investigative reporter working at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Her investigations have uncovered government benefits fraud, public health, workplace safety issues,tax oversight failures and more.
87. David E. Umhoefer was a reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. He won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Local Reporting for a six-month investigation of Milwaukee County’s pension system.
88. Kathleen Gallagher is a Wisconsin-based non-profit executive who was awarded the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting. Gallagher wrote with Mark Johnson, a reporter at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, a book based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning series called “One in a Billion: The Story of Nic Volker and the Dawn of Genomic Medicine.”
89. Frederica Freyberg, a Madison native, is an American television anchor and producer who currently hosts Here and Now on PBS Wisconsin. Freyberg also produces field reports for the program as well as news documentaries.
90. Winners of the Anthony Shadid Award for Journalism Ethics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison

Fun Facts about Wisconsin:
91. 9XM-WHA first transmitted radio signals in 1917 and began regularly scheduled broadcasts in 1919. The station claims it is the oldest station in the nation.
92. WHA-TV was the first educational television station in the United States to win an Emmy. The award was for “Inner Core: City Within a City.”
93. Kalmbach Publishing, based in Waukesha, publishes a number of craft and hobby magazines, including Astronomy, Discover, and Model Railroader.
94. Both Taste of Home and Birds and Bloom magazines have editorial offices headquartered in Milwaukee.
95. Hoard’s Dairyman magazine, located in Wisconsin, published its first issue in 1885.

Good Food:
96. Cheese Curds from Culver’s
97. Brats
98. Fish Fry
99. Beer Cheese Soup
100. Sprecher Root Beer

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