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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13 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: Ada Peruzzi, Sarah's daughter
Mariah Karis talked to Sarah Peruzzi, whose daughter is a 15-year-old training to become a professional ballet dancer. Ada Peruzzi's talent and tra...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 02:27
Caption: Wes and Callie Ross hold Troy with their daughter, Kennedy, at a football game.
Tyler Grina talked to his former second-grade teacher, Callie Ross, and her husband, Wes, in Great Falls, Montana, about their son, Troy, who's 5. ...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 04:17
Caption: An artist's rendition of Jack Roderick and the world's fastest plane, Credit: artist: Nick Ladas
Hunter White talked with his grandfather, Jack Roderick, a veteran of both the U.S. Navy and Air Force who helmed the USS Saratoga as a 20-year-old...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 03:10
Caption: Gonzaga Prep
Maria Begger talked with the Rev. Rich Perry, a Jesuit priest. When Perry was going to high school at Gonzaga Prep, he hung out with a couple of gu...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 02:51
Caption: Levi Janacaro
Jackson Groff talked with Levi Janacaro, a fullback for the Montana Grizzlies, about what it's like to grow up with and adjust to a speech disabili...

  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 01:20
Caption: Aeris Barnhill
Alicia McAlpine talked with Aeris Barnhill, who found out in high school she had a brain tumor. It changed how she grew into adulthood and also wha...

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  • Added: Nov 06, 2019
  • Length: 03:39
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Emily and her mom, Sherri Simonson
Emily Simonson talked with her mom, Sherri Simonson, about how she didn't actually want to be a mom ... until she did.

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  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 02:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Midge Jarrett
Mia McKinney talked to Midge Jarrett, who grew up on a ranch in Eastern Montana. She lives in Missoula now and was regularly driving two hours to s...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 02:59
Caption: Monica Caye with a custom gesture near Flathead Lake
Evan Smith talked with his grandmother, Monica Caye, who asked when she was 16 to leave Polson, Montana, to go to Flandreau Indian School in South ...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2019
  • Length: 04:02
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jamie Merifield, left, collects evidence on the job in Montana.
Allison Simko talked with her cousin, Jamie Merifield, a cop and hostage negotiator in Missoula, Montana, for 23 years. She never forgot a woman sh...

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  • Added: Oct 23, 2019
  • Length: 03:22
  • Purchases: 1