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

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

Montana Journalism Students Win Society of Professional Journalists Awards

University of Montana student journalists at the School of Journalism are winners and finalists in the Society of Professional Journalists’ Mark of Excellence Awards for large universities (10,000 or more students) in Region 10. Student reporting and production was honored in three group projects led by University of Montana School of Journalism faculty. The Meth … Continue reading Montana Journalism Students Win Society of Professional Journalists Awards

Montana High School Journalists Nab Awards, Get a Feel for the UM J-School

Nearly 200 high school students from across Montana filled the halls of the University of Montana School of Journalism on Thursday, March 22 for the annual Montana Journalism Education Association awards and High School Journalism Day at UM. Students took home awards at the awards banquet and then skills and knowledge from eleven different workshops, … Continue reading Montana High School Journalists Nab Awards, Get a Feel for the UM J-School

Broadcast Education Association Recognizes UM J-School Students, Professor Jule Banville Wins “Best of Competition”

The Broadcast Education Association has recognized the excellent work of University of Montana School of Journalism students in its annual awards competition and given Associate Professor Jule Banville the “Best of Competition” award for an audio documentary that aired on her podcast, Last Best Stories. Banville's award comes from the faculty division of the competition, … Continue reading Broadcast Education Association Recognizes UM J-School Students, Professor Jule Banville Wins “Best of Competition”

J-School grads contribute to The East Bay Times’ Pulitzer win

Two UM Journalism School grads played a part in the East Bay Times' 2017 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news reporting. The East Bay Times, created by the April 2016 consolidation of the Oakland Tribune and the Contra Costa Times (Walnut Creek, California), received the award April 10 for its coverage of the "Ghost Ship" fire … Continue reading J-School grads contribute to The East Bay Times’ Pulitzer win