Meet USA Today Network-Wisconsin’s editorial board
The editorial board at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and USA Today Network-Wisconsin is responsible for all editorials that appear in its 11 publications.
Here are the members as reported:
David D. Haynes, the editor of the Ideas Lab, leads the Journal Sentinel and USA Today Wisconsin E editorial board. Haynes has spent much of his career at the Journal Sentinel, joining the organization in 1994 as the Milwaukee Sentinel’s Monday Business editor.
Prior to joining the board, he served as business editor and education editor. He was also editor of the opinion pages in 2011.
James E. Causey started working at the Milwaukee Sentinel at 15 as a high school intern in 1986. He worked as a news reporter, business reporter and assistant business editor before joining the Journal Sentinel’s editorial board in 2008.
He also writes opinion columns for the Ideas Lab under his own name and he has spent a year at Harvard University as a Nieman Fellow.
James Fitzhenry is the executive editor of USA Today Network -Central Wisconsin, serving communities in the northeastern and central part of the state. He also has knowledge of key issues facing the Fox Valley and Central Wisconsin, having spent 20 years at the Oshkosh Northwestern serving as editor, managing editor, and editorial page editor.
Fitzhenry is a Marquette University graduate.
Chelsey Lewis has been a features writer for the Journal Sentinel since 2012, covering travel and outdoor activities. She is a former writer and editor for Wisconsin Trails magazine and has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Jill Williams joined the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel staff in 2000 and is now deputy editor for Features and Lifestyle content for the Journal Sentinel and USA Today Network -Wisconsin. She has been a reporter and editor in New Jersey and Philadelphia covering news and features.
She is also responsible for launching new products and concepts aimed at audience growth and has served as a newsroom liaison to the marketing and advertising departments. She is a graduate of the Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism and was a McCormick Fellow in the Northwestern Kellogg School of Management Advanced Executive Program.
George Stanley is editor of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and regional editor of the USA Today Network-Wisconsin. Previously, Stanley was managing editor in charge of news operations, a post he had held since 1997. As managing editor, he built the Journal Sentinel’s project journalism process.
The newspaper has received virtually every major national journalism award, including nine Pulitzer Prize finalists and three Pulitzer Prize winners. Before becoming managing editor, George was business editor of the Journal Sentinel and the Milwaukee Sentinel.
He has also worked as an outdoors editor and environmental reporter at the Wichita Eagle, as a writer for Ducks Unlimited magazine, and as a reporter and editor for the Lake Geneva Regional News.
He is the president of the national News Leaders Association and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.