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Bill Lueders

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Lukas Keapproth

Bill Lueders is editor of The Progressive. He is author of An Enemy of the State, the biography of the late editor of The Progressive, Erwin Knoll. Lueders was news editor at Isthmus, Madison’s alternative weekly, for twenty-five years, and won dozens of state and national awards. In 2011 he moved to the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, where he became one of Wisconsin’s leading investigative reporters. He joined the staff of the The Progressive in 2015 and was named editor in September 2018. 

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