Shereen Siewert

Shereen Siewert

Founder and Publisher

Wausau Pilot & Review

Shereen Siewert is the founder and publisher of Wausau Pilot & Review, a nonprofit, local, online news organization covering Wausau area issues. She is a former USA TODAY-Wisconsin investigative team reporter who has written extensively about the criminal justice system, winning five Golden Gavel Awards from the State Bar of Wisconsin for her work. 

A Wausau native, she holds a BA in journalism from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and is an MFA candidate at the University of Texas at El Paso. She is on the board of directors for both the Marathon County Alcohol and Other Drugs partnership and the Wausau Symphony and Band. She previously served on the Wausau Conservatory of Music and Children's Service Society of Central Wisconsin boards and is passionate about community service. Siewert lives in Wausau with her husband, Darren, and together they have three grown children.


We thank The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for their generous support of this initiative and the Pulitzer Prizes for their partnership.