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The Wisconsin Watchdog Awards reception and dinner, presented jointly by the nonprofit Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism and the Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council names a recipient of the Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award in recognition and celebration of investigative reporting and open government.

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Wisconsin Watchdog Awards

Episode first aired on 5/1/2013

Award-winning investigative journalist and UW-Madison graduate Lea Thompson will deliver the keynote address at the third annual Wisconsin Watchdog Awards.
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2011 Inaugural Reception and Dinner

Episode first aired on 4/23/2011

The inaugural Wisconsin Watchdog awards, presented jointly by the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism and the Wisconsin Freedom of Information Council. Dave Zweifel, editor emeritus of The Capital Times, receives the Distinguished Wisconsin Watchdog Award. This celebration of investigative reporting and open government features a keynote address by Pulitzer Prize winner and UW-Madison graduate Lowell Bergman.