General Manager Newsletter | May 2017 
  Updates from the General Manager
Christina Kuzmych 
General Manager  
Wyoming Public Media
Celebrating 50 Years
Laramie resident, Gary Negich, wrote a song about his love for Wyoming Public Radio. 
Demystifying the Media
WPM News Director Bob Beck was a member of the panel discussion, Demystifying the Media: A Guide for Scientists. This panel focused on how scientists and the media can improve communication. It also addressed ways scientists can gain media attention for their research.
HumaNature At Cheyenne East
HumaNature host Caroline Ballard and producer Erin Jones presented at Cheyenne East High School on May 22, where HumaNature was incorporated into English class curriculum. They spoke about the importance of storytelling as part of the human identity and encouraged students to tell their own stories, as well as listen to the stories of others.
WPR Wins Murrow Awards
WPM Reporter Melodie Edwards and former WPM Reporter Aaron Schrank were featured in the University Of Wyoming Newspaper, the Branding Iron, for winning three Murrow Awards for the station... Read More
Native Americans, The KKK, And Keeping The 'Blood Pure'
WPM Reporter Melodie Edwards' story aired on NPR's Weekend Edition: A new play inspired by historical events tells the story of the KKK's attempt to recruit Native Americans in an attempt to "keep bloodlines pure,"... Listen Here
Using Wyoming-Made Standards To Teach Climate Change
WPM Reporter Melodie Edwards' story aired on NPR's Here and Now on Memorial Day: In States where the economy relies on fossil fuels, teaching children that humans are in part to blame for climate change can be a touchy subject... Listen Here
Using Wyoming-Made Standards To Teach Climate Change
Madelyn Beck | Inside Energy Reporter
Madelyn Beck is from small-town Montana, earning her journalism degree from the University of Montana in Missoula. She worked as a news anchor for Montana Public Radio, reported on the Montana Legislature for the Montana Broadcaster's Association, and reported on cops and crime for KRBD Rainbird Radio in Ketchikan, Alaska. She also has print experience, reporting for the Tioga Tribune in North Dakota, E&E Publishing in Washington, D.C., and the Idaho Mountain Express in Ketchum, Idaho.
The Penumbra Isn't Good Enough: Preparing For The Great American Solar Eclipse
With the Great American Solar Eclipse coming up in less than three months, Wyomingites should find a good viewing site now.... Read More
Trustees Approve Elimination Of UW Staff And Degrees
The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees oversaw reductions in both staff and degree programs during its May meeting.... Read More
Shed Antler Hunting Brings In Big Bucks (Both Kinds)
It's six o'clock in the evening on what may be on of Wyoming Game and Fish Game Warden Kyle Lash's busiest nights of the year.... Listen Here
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