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Mike Ivey

Madison, WI
Freelance Writer — Freelance

Freelance writer, citizen athlete and man about town following a 30-year career at The Capital Times in Madison WI.

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Mike Ivey is a freelance writer based in Madison, Wisconsin following an award-winning 30-year career with The Capital Times.

Mike was named "Best Business Writer" in 2012 by the Wisconsin Newspaper Association but his coverage areas also include the outdoors and environment, endurance sports a...

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@indiefan03 Bennett Ball never built for NCAA success. Love seeing Tony take biggest gas in #MarchMadness history. Poser
As a #badger who never enjoyed "Bennett ball" at @uw-madison what a pleasure seeing #Virginia take the biggest gas in #NCAA history.
RT @isthmus: Opioid overdoses are up and bee deaths are increasing, but at least we can still tailgate. Here it is, your Madweek… https://t.co/RNwdou2FaN
RT @jasonmdstein: "Une presse libre peut, bien sûr, être bonne ou mauvaise, mais sans liberté, la presse ne sera très certainement que mauvaise." -Camus
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What was your first job as a journalist?

Covering high school sports for the Wisconsin State Journal

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Fun job that is almost like charity work

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Free trip somewhere :-)


Wisconsin Newspaper Association

2013 - Best Business Story
For coverage of tax credit boondoggle in Wisconsin

Milwaukee Press Club

2012 - Best Investigative Story
For story about Wisconsin Republica Gov. Scott Walker's political payback against a senior citizen's group headed by a firebrand Democrat