Erin Caughey

Award winning projects:





AWARDSNational Edward R. MurrowASNESPJ Sigma Delta ChiNational Headliner and SFJ Excellence-in-Features

ROLE: Project management, front-end web development

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A Watershed Moment

Contributed to Dan Egan's reporting on the damage caused by invasive species to the Great Lakes and lays out the bold steps that could be taken to restore and protect the world’s largest freshwater system.

AWARDSAlfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award

ROLE: Produced series and contributed research, video and photos


More project work: 


Beer Near

An interactive guide to every Wisconsin brewery and brew pub. 

ROLE: Front-end web development and database upkeep

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The price of
being wrong

Newborn screening saves babies, but lives can be shattered when state labs ignore science and common sense.

ROLE: Front-end web development and story production

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Oil and Water

A look at the two 64-year-old pipes at the bottom of the Straits of Mackinac, and what it could mean for Wisconsin if they are shut down.

ROLE: Front-end web development


Congressional Travel

Analysis and mapping of the 125 trips Wisconsin delegates took from 2008-2014. 

ROLE: Co-reporting, interactive map development

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50-Year Ache

A year long series on the progress of Milwaukee since the 1967 open housing marches. 

ROLE: Front-end web development


Journey to Jordan

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter Mark Johnson and photojournalist Mark Hoffman followed a group of Wisconsin doctors, nurses and volunteers to a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan.

ROLE: Front-end web development and production of series 

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Sherman Park turmoil

Breaking news coverage of Milwaukee's Sherman Park turmoil in August 2016.

ROLE: Front-end web development and breaking news production

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Uncharted Waters

 story | video

ROLE: Reporter


Bradley Blueprint

Analysis of leaked documents from the Bradley Foundation. 

ROLE: Front-end web development


What happened to us?

Examining Milwaukee's persistent problems through the eyes of one class

ROLE: Front-end web development and production


Land & Space Development database

Land & Space Development Database follows newly completed and ongoing commercial projects throughout the Milwaukee area. 

ROLE: Front-end web development contributions