J-School Senior Wins Prestigious Sports Reporting Award

This month, University of Montana journalism student Henry Chisholm will accept the Jim Murray Memorial Foundation scholarship for excellence in college sports writing. This national journalism award includes a $3,000 scholarship and a trip to Los Angeles, California on September 22 where Chisholm and the four other award recipients will be honored at Dodger Stadium. … Continue reading J-School Senior Wins Prestigious Sports Reporting Award

Reporter’s Notebook: Organizing That BIG Story

By Samantha Weber, Reporting Fellow, Crown Reporting Project  Working with the Blackfeet Nation, I met person after person able to share fascinating stories and insights. The story I thought I was going up there to find morphed and grew and before I knew it I had far too many characters and angles and details fighting for … Continue reading Reporter’s Notebook: Organizing That BIG Story

Welcome New J-School Students! Here Are a Few Tips and Events to Get You Started

We are gearing up for another great year at the J-School. Classes start Aug. 27, but that’s not the only way to get the semester kicked off. Here are a few opportunities to get to know the J-School as you get started. J-School Open House Don Anderson Hall Tuesday, Aug. 28, 10 a.m. – Noon … Continue reading Welcome New J-School Students! Here Are a Few Tips and Events to Get You Started

Reporter’s Notebook: Local Guides Lead Graduate Student Samantha Weber Across Time, Vast Landscapes

By Samantha Weber, Crown Reporting Project BROWNING, MT -- Ernie Heavy Runner can often be found at a desk in the corner of the Blackfeet Heritage Center & Art Gallery near the middle of Browning, Montana. At 81, the elder docent is content to wait for visitors to seek him out. When they do, as I … Continue reading Reporter’s Notebook: Local Guides Lead Graduate Student Samantha Weber Across Time, Vast Landscapes

Montana Journalism Students Nominated for Awards of Excellence from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences

The names of University of Montana journalism students are all over this year's list of nominations for the Awards of Excellence from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Northwest Chapter. The awards will be announced at the Emmy ceremony in June. In the overall newscast category, the UM News team was nominated for … Continue reading Montana Journalism Students Nominated for Awards of Excellence from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences