About The Badger Herald

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The Badger Herald is the nation’s largest fully independent student newspaper located in Madison, Wisconsin. The Herald publishes weekly print editions and provides 24-hour online coverage.


The Herald strives to present objective news, entertaining sports and arts coverage and insightful editorial stances that reflect the interests and tastes of the University of Wisconsin community. In the process, we also hope to train the next generation of student journalists for success.

General Information


152 W. Johnson St. Suite 201
Madison, WI  53703-2017

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor are welcome at [email protected] or through the form below. Letters should be less than 1000 words and provide name, relevant position information and student year, status and major (if applicable). Publication is based on available space and takes into account relevance and quality. The Herald may edit submissions accordingly. Unsigned letters will not be published. Please include your reply email address with your submission.

Click here to learn ways to join the Herald

The Badger Herald is always happy to welcome new reporters, columnists, photographers, videographers and more of all abilities. Please contact the appropriate department head below for more information on current opportunities.



Celia Hiorns, Editor-in-Chief
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Logan Hash, Publisher
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Parker Johnson, Advertising Director
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Public Relations

Madison Hibner, Public Relations Directors
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