Doug Erickson

Doug Erickson has been a reporter for the Wisconsin State Journal in Madison for 17 years. For several years, he was a general assignment reporter with an emphasis on faith and values, writing a weekly religion-related column titled “In the Spirit.” He currently covers K–12 education, with religion as a secondary beat.

A native of South Dakota, he is a graduate of the University of South Dakota and has worked at newspapers in Augusta, Ga., Minneapolis, Minn., and Appleton, Wis.