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.

Series

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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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2 Pieces

A podcast produced by Jule Banville's advanced audio students at the University of Montana School of Journalism. RestStopRadio.org: Road stories about being human.

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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.


Pieces

Caption: Isabel Camara and her twin Katherine as kids in New Jersey
Isabel Camara's dad worked in finance on 9/11 and had a meeting at the top of the towers that day he never went to. After arriving at his stop in N...

Bought by WOUB


  • Added: Oct 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Leah Schmidt, Credit: Emma Smith
Jazzy Johnson talked with her friend from college, Leah Schmidt, as she opened a folder with correspondence from the mother who gave her up for ado...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2019
  • Length: 02:57
Caption: You don't belong here, Walleye
The story of two walleye that ended up where they're not supposed to be and the scientists who could possibly solve this unsolvable crime. They cal...

Bought by WORT


  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 07:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rest In Power, Indy
Employees of Montana's beloved alt-weekly, the Missoula Independent, woke up on a Tuesday ready to put another week's issue to bed and found they w...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 24:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Dick Slater, left, and Tom Stage, right.
A couple of old friends who are the voices of the women's basketball in Montana had a defining moment that started with a phone call. "And he said,...

  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 04:34
Caption: Eboni (left) and Raven (right)
Raven and Eboni are friends who look like each other. And there are not a lot of people who like they do at their college in Missoula, Montana. But...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: May 02, 2019
  • Length: 05:45
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lt. Kane, David Evans in the middle and Capt. Beissinger, right.
Under fire for more than 10 days, David Evans and a group of soldiers got an unusual call. It was for a medical evacuation. "I asked if it was one ...

Bought by KRZA


  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 07:53
  • Purchases: 1
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Zooey, a grad student and dance instructor, loves to both lead and follow. There was never a question about whether or not she would continue to do...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Apr 23, 2019
  • Length: 06:48
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Producer David Evans, left, and Brandon Olsen
Brandon Olsen of Montana was a two-time national champion wrestler and loved competition. But there aren’t many opportunities for wrestlers after c...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2019
  • Length: 03:13
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Checkers Barker has obsessed over drums and drumming for more than 50 years. In one year – 1979 – he founded a music shop, joined a successful cove...

  • Added: Apr 01, 2019
  • Length: 03:17