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Why J-School? 5 (Good) Reasons to Study Journalism (At the University of Montana)

Why get a journalism degree? Mostly because of all the things. But specifically, a journalism degree can open doors for you. In journalism, you learn to tell compelling stories, ask good questions, parse complex issues and how to be fair but fierce. You get to create cool things (Documentaries! Podcasts! Magazines!) and keep up with … Continue reading Why J-School? 5 (Good) Reasons to Study Journalism (At the University of Montana)

Alumni Spotlight Jack Ginsburg: ‘Journalism Is A Very Universal Degree’

Graduates of the University of Montana School of Journalism go on to do great things, in journalism and beyond. They direct newsrooms, report on international issues, photograph history, inform the public on air, start their own businesses, influence public policy, publish books and become leaders in their communities. Here, we spotlight some of our alumni … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight Jack Ginsburg: ‘Journalism Is A Very Universal Degree’

Alumni Spotlight: CBS News Correspondent Meg Oliver

Graduates of the University of Montana School of Journalism go on to do great things, in journalism and beyond. They direct newsrooms, report on international issues, photograph history, inform the public on air, start their own businesses, influence public policy, publish books and become leaders in their communities. Here, we spotlight some of our alumni … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: CBS News Correspondent Meg Oliver

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

Journalism Graduate Students Land Big Stories, Earn Awards and Launch New Projects

The School of Journalism's graduate program in Environmental Science and Natural Resource Journalism is having a terrific year so we thought we'd share some highlights. One goal for our students is that they develop a professional portfolio of published or broadcast work while at UM. This advances their network of peer and professional contacts and … Continue reading Journalism Graduate Students Land Big Stories, Earn Awards and Launch New Projects