2014 Montana Newspaper Foundation Internship Grant Application Program Opens for Members

2014 Montana Newspaper Foundation Internship Grant Program Information What is the internship program? The Montana Newspaper Foundation Internship Grant Program helps train tomorrow’s professionals by providing grants to member newspapers. How much is the grant and how many are awarded? $1,500 will be awarded to three successful newspapers. When can I use the internship grant? […]

Randy Rickman joins The Missoula Independent

The Missoula Independent has hired veteran Montana newspaperman Randy Rickman as Advertising Director. Rickman will lead a team of five account representatives responsible for selling the Independent, Montana Headwall magazine, and an array of specialty publications, as well as online advertising services and event-driven promotional opportunities. A Butte, Montana native, Rickman served most recently as […]

Montana Standard hires three new reporters

By Matt Christensen Montana Standard Editor I’m happy to announce three new additions to The Montana Standard, and more new hires are on the way. Mike Smith joins us from the Duncan Banner in Duncan, Okla. A veteran reporter with more than 20 years of experience, Smith has covered the Indiana Statehouse for the Associated […]

Laurel Outlook Sold

A  104-year-old weekly newspaper serving the Laurel and Park City areas has been acquired by the Livingston-based Yellowstone Newspapers group.   The Laurel Outlook was acquired by the group effective October 1, according to an announcement this week by the group’s president, John Sullivan of Livingston.   Founded in 1909, the Outlook has been owned […]

National Newspaper Week is October 6-12, 2013

  National Newspaper Week (NNW) is October 6-12, 2013. This marks the 73rd year of the Week, which observes the importance of newspapers to communities large and small. This year’s kit contains editorials, editorial cartoons, promotional ads and more that are available for download at no charge to newspapers across North America. The theme of […]