University of Montana Journalism

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So many stories! Here are dozens of features produced by audio students at the University of Montana School of Journalism.


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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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7 Pieces

Reported news features exploring the struggle to find and stay in affordable housing in and near Missoula, Montana, during an historic boom.

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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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Christi was a pregnant teenager who gave up her baby for adoption and then changed her mind. The story from there goes places no one saw coming. Pr...

  • Added: Apr 29, 2013
  • Length: 07:28
Caption: Hana, Mikki
Mikki Lunda and Hana Zimorino are easy to spot walking down the street. The ladies are sharp dressers rarely caught without lipstick and their sign...

Bought by KUFM - Montana Public Radio

  • Added: Apr 25, 2013
  • Length: 07:22
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rachel is facing the camera. Katy is the taller one.
After a high-speed car crash, sisters Rachel DePuy and Katy-Robin Garton’s relationship cratered. Climbing 20,000-foot Mount Denali isn’t where mos...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN Cape & Islands, Mass., WJCT, and WJCT

  • Added: Apr 23, 2013
  • Length: 09:19
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Samantha Powell and Billy Marohn on an innocent roadtrip. Or are they?
What if you were stuck at the border, having to answer probably *appropriate* questions? What if you maybe trusted the Canadian banking system to j...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2013
  • Length: 03:45
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Reverend Slanky is a popular, Missoula-born funk band with a loyal following. Their name is derived from the strange events of their first gig, a s...

  • Added: Apr 19, 2013
  • Length: 03:17
Caption: Predators of the Heart, a traveling wildlife exhibit and reptile show from Anacortes, Wash., displays animals from around the world to the Christian Assembly Foursquare Church in Missoula, MT., Credit: Samuel Wilson
Most know the old stories about Noah's Ark and how Eve was tempted by a snake, but now God’s creatures are uncaged and in church. Producer Ruth Edd...

  • Added: Apr 09, 2013
  • Length: 04:32
Caption: Just brush 'em off., Credit:
1... 2... 3... Yeah, that's still OK to eat. It's fun! It's got science! Producer Ruth Eddy's take on "the rule" deserves a listen.

  • Added: Mar 28, 2013
  • Length: 02:09
Caption: Culinary genius at work, Credit: Wikimedia Commons
THE food for college gets the voxpop treatment from producer Mike Powell.

Bought by KUT

  • Added: Mar 28, 2013
  • Length: 01:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Does this guy look extinct to you?, Credit: Wik
When a species goes extinct, that’s usually the end of the story. We don’t exactly have dinosaurs or dodo birds running around these days. But some...

Bought by KZYX

  • Added: Mar 28, 2013
  • Length: 04:11
  • Purchases: 1
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Producer Mike Powell's feature is a portrait of sorts of Barrett, the service dog, and his owner, Tyler Stosich, who needs another beer.

Bought by KBGA 89.9 FM

  • Added: Mar 22, 2013
  • Length: 03:25
  • Purchases: 1