University of Montana Journalism

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We are learning radio over here at the University of Montana School of Journalism and doing some fabulous, creative pieces we hope will air.

All of these features are produced by radio students in the Advanced Audio and Intermediate Audio classes at UM taught by former-WNYC and still-sometimes-independent producer Jule Gardner Banville.

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20 Pieces

These nonscripted stories were edited from longer oral histories filed with the Library of Congress' Veterans History Project. That project, the largest of its kind, was created to record and preserve the experience of war in the words of those who served.

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10 Pieces

Advanced Audio students at the University of Montana take a darker approach to radio valentines.

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12 Pieces

My cousin who was a cop, my grandmother who went to an American Indian boarding school... A series of meaningful stories.

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18 Pieces

Reported news features and sound portraits linked to federal recognition of the Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians. Produced by advanced audio students at the University of Montana School of Journalism as part of the Native News Honors Project.

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2 Pieces

Rest Stop Radio is a podcast with stories about people traveling from here to there on I-90, the longest interstate in the country. Our stories come from Montana, the state with the largest stretch of that road. Produced by students in the Advanced Audio class at the University of Montana School of Journalism taught by Jule Gardner Banville.

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15 Pieces

A reporting project by the University of Montana School of Journalism exploring what happens with families, the criminal justice system, addicts, counselors and others dealing with a surging meth problem.


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Somebody's doing the breaking and somebody's doing the hurting, but can that somebody be the same person?

Bought by KFOK-LPFM


  • Added: Feb 14, 2014
  • Length: 02:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dr. Marcos Puiggari
When Chuck’s health declined, Marcos didn’t see any other option: It was time for Chuck to be euthanized. As a veterinarian, Marcos helps many owne...

Bought by KSVR Studios: Skagit Valley Radio


  • Added: Feb 12, 2014
  • Length: 03:19
  • Purchases: 1
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The average Joe's short answers of what heartbreak is, what it does and what it has to do with one man's video game.

  • Added: Feb 12, 2014
  • Length: 01:26
Caption: Your lover called.
Keep it short and sweet this Valentines Day. XOXO says so much! But what does it really mean?

  • Added: Feb 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:49
Caption: Buy the sale candy. Eat it yoself.
What is Single's Awareness Day? Or what *should* it be? A day where people mope about being alone while others are making Valentine kissyface? Or a...

  • Added: Feb 11, 2014
  • Length: 01:11
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Heartbreak is a universal disease with no cure. Three men share the musical prescriptions that got them over the one who got away.

  • Added: Feb 06, 2014
  • Length: 02:46
Caption: Gina Brown, right, and her daughter., Credit: contributed photo
"Heartbreak feels like a punch to the stomach." In 2010, Gina Brown's daughter suffered a seizure and died. Two weeks later, she went on a run. Wha...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2014
  • Length: 02:43
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Tony Lin served from 2005 to 2013 and was deployed five times, including two Marine Expeditionary Unit deployments and three to Afghanistan. He ser...

Bought by KALH and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:59
  • Purchases: 2
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Katie Stevens Goidich served with the U.S. Navy from 1997 to 2006 on active duty and from 2007 to 2012 in the Navy Reserve. After bootcamp and the ...

Bought by KALH and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Jan 22, 2014
  • Length: 03:40
  • Purchases: 2
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Ross Holcomb served with the 2nd Battalion 3rd Marines for four years and was deployed to Fallujah Iraq, and Goullistan, Afghanistan.

Bought by KALH


  • Added: Jan 22, 2014
  • Length: 03:00
  • Purchases: 1