Surrounded by wilderness, forests, rivers and national parks, the University of Montana's Journalism School has always attracted students with a passion for the environment.
Our graduates work for news media, nonprofits, corporations and educational institutions across the West and beyond. Here are a few examples:
- Laura Lundquist (M.A. 2010) is covering environment and natural resource news for the Times-News in Twin Falls, Idaho.
- Jonathan Stumpf (M.A. 2008) is the Communications Manager for the Pollution Prevention Resource Center and sits on the board of directors as the VP of Communications for the Wild Steelhead Coalition. When time allows, he freelances for a variety of local news and outdoor publications.
- Alison Perkins (M.A. 2004) is a PhD scientist in ecology education and an independent producer with The Broadcast Media Center, where she is actively pursuing productions that enhance understanding of ecology and the environment. She teaches the Story Lab course of the Master's program in Environmental Science and Natural Resource Journalism at UM.