Guy Boulton, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Guy Boulton covers health policy and the business of healthcare for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. His work touches on the Affordable Care Act, health care reform, health care costs, health systems, health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid, dental care and behavioral health care. His reporting career includes stints at The Tampa Tribune, Cincinnati Enquirer, The Wichita Eagle and The Salt Lake Tribune, where he covered economics, airlines, technology companies, utilities, the oil and gas industry and other beats. He also has written for The Seattle Times and The Denver Post. He contributed to ‘Poor Health,’ an award-winning series led by O’Brien Fellow Lillian Thomas of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He was a Kaiser Media Fellow in 2009.
Sarah Carr, independent journalist
Sarah Carr most recently led The Great Divide, an investigative education reporting team at the Boston Globe focused on race and inequality. Before that, she oversaw The Teacher Project, an education reporting fellowship at Columbia Journalism School that produced in-depth reporting on racial inequality, alternative schools, the challenges facing immigrant students, and other topics. She has covered education for two decades, contributing to The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic magazine, The Hechinger Report, Slate and many other outlets while winning several national awards. She began her journalism career as a staff writer at The Chronicle of Higher Education, and also served as an education reporter at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and the New Orleans Times-Picayune.
Sari Lesk, Milwaukee Business Journal
Sari Lesk is a reporter for the Milwaukee Business Journal, covering the banking, restaurant, retail and education beats. During the Covid-19 pandemic, Lesk has devoted significant time to covering businesses’ opportunities for financial relief. Previously, Lesk covered the Racine City Council and higher education for The Journal Times. She served on a team of reporters that illustrated the impact of evictions in Racine County, which in 2016 had the highest eviction rate in the state. During her time in Racine, Lesk also regularly served in editing roles. She reported at the Stevens Point Journal. There, she helped investigate how a jumble of regulations at the local, state and federal levels allows a railroad company to block people into their homes with trains.
Katherine Lewis, independent journalist
Katherine Reynolds Lewis is an award-winning independent journalist and author of "The Good News About Bad Behavior." Her work has appeared in the Atlantic, Bloomberg Businessweek, Fortune, the New York Times, OneZero, Parents, Slate, USA Today, the Washington Post and Working Mother. Her story for Mother Jones magazine about school discipline went viral after it was published in July 2015, becoming the site’s most-viewed piece. She was an MIT Knight Science Journalism fellow in 2020-21. Previously, Lewis worked as a national correspondent for Newhouse News Service, writing about money, work and family, and as a national reporter for Bloomberg News, covering labor, agriculture, finance, national politics, and media and technology policy. She began her career in New York City with the Bond Buyer.