About WisContext

WisContext is a service of PBS Wisconsin and Wisconsin Public Radio. An online multimedia news and information project, it presents the reporting, research and community-based expertise of these partners to provide information and insight about urgent and emergent issues that affect Wisconsin. Supported by a team of journalists and educators, this collaborative platform assembles and builds on their work. WisContext is led by an editorial board that consists of a leadership representative from each partner organization. Its staff is embedded with both partners and works in concert with their journalists and educators.

WisContext staff

  • Kristian Knutsen, Managing Editor
  • Will Cushman, Associate Editor

WisContext started publishing stories in 2015 and launched its website in 2016. Its content is open to syndication, and may be republished by media organizations and educators interested in using and sharing this information. WisContext has published a weekly newsletter, and anybody interested in updates can subscribe to receive it.

WisContext is an award-winning news and information service. It has been honored with multiple awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association, Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association, Wisconsin Broadcasters Association and Milwaukee Press Club.

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