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

UM Journalism Graduate Wins Fulbright To Report on Syrian Women Seeking Refuge in Germany, Professor Joe Eaton Wins Fulbright to Teach in Vietnam

Recent University of Montana School of Journalism graduate Lucy Tompkins will spend a year in Germany studying and reporting on the experiences of Syrian women who have become refugees in Berlin as part of a Fulbright Young Professional Journalist Program fellowship. Tompkins currently works at the Missoulian as the K-12 reporter, and in September will … Continue reading UM Journalism Graduate Wins Fulbright To Report on Syrian Women Seeking Refuge in Germany, Professor Joe Eaton Wins Fulbright to Teach in Vietnam

Alumni Spotlight: Erin Billings, Senior Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs, Global Strategy Group

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: Erin Billings, Senior Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs, Global Strategy Group