All About Isthmus

Isthmus is an independent, locally owned news source based in Madison, Wisconsin. In print weekly, online all the time.


Isthmus Publishing Company
100 State Street
Suite 301
Madison, Wisconsin, 53703

Business Office:
608-251-5627
Business Fax:
608-251-2165
Business Email:
isthmus@isthmus.com


A Little Bit of History

Isthmus Publishing Company was founded on April 9, 1976 by Vincent P. O'Hern and Fred Milverstedt.

On July 10, 2014, Craig Bartlett, Jeff Haupt and Mark Tauscher, partners in Madison-based Red Card Media, purchased the publishing company.

Red Card Media also owns Red Card Off-Campus Meal Plan and the online food ordering and delivery service WisGo.

Isthmus Publishing is a member of the Association of Alternative Newsmedia, and the Alternative Weekly Network. Print circulation is confirmed by Verified Audit.


Advertise with Isthmus

Please contact Chad Hopper
By phone: 608-251-5627
By email: hopper@isthmus.com


Classified Advertising

Click here to place free online classified ads.
You may upgrade on the site to place text advertising in print.
For additional information, please contact Carla Dawkins.
By phone: 608-251-8536
By email: classifieds@isthmus.com


Submit an Event to the Calendar

Email your event information to calendar@isthmus.com.


Story Ideas

Please send an email with specific details and contact information to edit@isthmus.com.


Letters to the Editor

Letters to the editor may be emailed to edit@isthmus.com.
Letters are subject to editing and should be no longer than 200 words.

You may also share comments on Facebook, Twitter, and in the Isthmus Forum


Job Opportunities, Freelance Work and Internships

Click here for the current list of openings at Isthmus and Red Card Media.


Subscriptions

Click here to sign up for email newsletters and for information on print subscriptions.


Isthmus Staff

Publisher:

Jeff Haupt (Email Jeff)

Associate Publisher:

Craig Bartlett (Email Craig)

Business Development Director:

Mark Tauscher (Email Mark)

Editor:

Judith Davidoff (Email Judith)

Associate Editor:

Michana Buchman (Email Michana)

Features Editor:

Linda Falkenstein (Email Linda)

News Editor:

Joe Tarr (Email Joe)

Arts & Culture Editor:

Catherine Capellaro (Email Catherine)

Music & Entertainment Editor:

Jon Kjarsgaard (Email Jon)

Calendar Editor:

Bob Koch (Email Bob)

Staff Writer:

Allison Geyer (Email Allison)

Art Director:

Carolyn Fath (Email Carolyn)

Staff Artist:

David Michael Miller (Email David)

Staff Artist:

Tommy Washbush (Email Tommy)

Advertising Production Manager:

Todd Hubler (Email Todd)

Advertising Manager:

Chad Hopper (Email Chad)

Advertising Account Executive:

Peggy Elath (Email Peggy)

Advertising Account Executive:

Brett Springer (Email Brett)

Advertising Account Executive:

Lindsey Dieter (Email Lindsey)

Advertising Account Executive:

Amy Miller (Email Amy)

Web Analyst:

Jeri Casper (Email Jeri)

Marketing Director:

Chris Winterhack (Email Chris)

Event Director:

Courtney Lovas (Email Courtney)

Event Coordinator:

Sam Eifert (Email Sam)

Administrative Director:

Kathy A. Bailey (Email Kathy)

Office Manager:

Julie Butler (Email Julie)

Administrative Assistant:

Carla Dawkins (Email Carla)

Circulation Manager:

Tom Dehlinger (Email Tom)

Systems Manager:

Thom Jones (Email Thom)

Creative Director:

Ellen J. Meany (Email Ellen)

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  • September 11 - Field Report with Solid Gold, Anna Vogelzang and Simon Balto

    The Edgewater and Isthmus have partnered on a series of free summer concerts. The third in the series features Field Report with Solid Gold, Anna Vogelzang and Simon Balto. The show is free and open to the public on the Edgewater's lakeside plaza. more »

  • September 26 - Isthmus OktoBEERfest

    Isthmus Oktobeerfest features 40 Wisconsin-focused brewers for this hip interpretation of the classic German-style fest. Brewers will be joined by local artisan sausage, cheesemakers, and specialty shops to provide unlimited sampling. more »

  • Isthmus On Tap Next

    Join us to sample and vote on five homebrews. The winning brewer will advance to the finals at Isthmus Beer & Cheese, Jan 16, 2016 at the Alliant Energy Center. The winner there will be the next Isthmus beer brewed by WBC. more »

  • Isthmus Live Sessions: Dessa

    She may be the lone female member of Minneapolis hip-hop collective Doomtree, but that’s not all that makes Dessa stand out. She’s also a skilled poet with a college degree in philosophy and has released more novels than she has solo albums. more »

  • Isthmus Live Sessions: San Fermin at Bright Red Studios

    San Fermin is a band that commands the stage. At a recent Isthmus Live Sessions at Bright Red Studios, the Brooklyn, N.Y., octet turned an intimate setting into funky, wall-to-wall raucousness. more »

  • Isthmus Live Sessions: Cloud Cult

    Rather than concentrate on any one part of their prolific career, Duluth, Minn,. art pop collective Cloud Cult chose to play four songs from four different albums at a recent Isthmus Live Session. more »

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