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 graduated from The University of Wisconsin - Madison in 2005, and grew up in Waunakee. He lives and dies with every Badger 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."
Emilie is a senior in the journalism school at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. She graduated from Oconomowoc High School.
Ethan Schmidt is a graduate of University of Wisconsin - Madison. He was the Campus Editor of The Black Sheep during his undergrad. Ethan graduated from Delavan-Darien High School and lives in Elkhorn. He finds the word “subpoena” to be the most romantic word in the English language.
Howard Hardee is a freelance writer based in Madison. He has a BA in journalism from the University of Alaska - Fairbanks and writes stories about music, politics and the environment for publications all over the place, including The Badger Project.
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.
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.