Robert Chappell, Associate Publisher at Madison365, began his professional journalism career at the age of 15, covering village government for the Mount Horeb Mail in Mount Horeb, Wisconsin. He worked as editor of the Fennimore Times and associate editor of Madison Magazine. He later served Lt. Governor Barbara Lawton as communications director and has worked in strategic communications in nonprofit, arts and entertainment and local government sectors for the last six years.
Robert serves on the Mt. Horeb Village Cable Commission and as Junior Warden at St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church. He is also the father of four children of three different ethnicities.