General Manager Newsletter | February 2018
Christina Kuzmych | General Manager
A Singing Valentine
Mrs. Melizzo’s UW Lab School choir stopped by to sing Happy Valentine's Day to WPM Reporter, Melodie Edwards . The singing Valentine was courtesy of Melodie's husband, Ken, and their daughters.
HumaNature Presents At Big Sky Documentary Film Festival
HumaNature added another feather to its cap: two episodes of the show were official selections for Big Sky Documentary Film Festival ’s first-ever AudioDocs event. Host Caroline Ballard and Executive Producer Micah Schweizer traveled to Missoula, MT to present the stories and participate in a Q&A with event MC, Montana Public Radio's Program Director, Michael Marsolek .
Former WPM Intern At NPR
Former WPM Cultural Affairs Intern, Caitlin Tan, landed a position as a News Assistant at NPR's All Things Considered.
News Director Covers His 31st Legislative Session
WPM's News Director, Bob Beck, covered his 31st legislative session for WPM, which was his 34th overall.
WPM News Director Hosts Wyoming Department Of Education Forum
WPM's News Director, Bob Beck, hosted a forum for the Wyoming Department of Education on teaching personal finance.
WPM Hosts Panel At Superintendent's Policy Summit
WPM's Education Reporter, Tennessee Watson, hosted a panel on post-secondary readiness at the Superintendent's Policy Summit.
Honor Roll Graduate
WPM's Membership Assistant, Mary Grace Bedwell, graduated from the University of Wyoming in December and her school accomplishments landed her on the University's Provost Honor Roll. Congratulations!
Best Podcasts Of January 2018
February 1 | HumaNature was listed among the “Best Podcasts of January, 2018” by the podcasting review site Audible Feast. The featured episode tells the harrowing story of a woman who hiked 26 miles through a snowstorm near the Grand Canyon after her family’s car got stuck.
Northern Arapaho Tribe Seeks Native American Tuition Waiver At University Of Wyoming
February 5 | WPM Reporter, Melodie Edwards ' story about the University of Wyoming's desire to enroll more Native American Students aired on National Native News ... Listen Here
Covering The West From A Museum 'Fishbowl'
February 12 | Non-profit news source, Current, interviewed WPM's Multimedia Journalist, Kamila Kudelska, for her role in covering the West from the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody... Read More
Methane Rule Rollback Blocked
February 24 | WPM Energy and Natural Resources Reporter, Cooper McKim, had a spot run on national newscast about a US District Court blocking the Interior Department from rolling back an Obama-era methane regulation.
Wyoming Prepares To Grapple With Opioid Crisis
March 1 | WPM Reporter, Melodie Edwards' story about how the opioid crisis is affecting Wyoming aired on WBUR's Here&Now... Listen Here
Rural Lands At Risk In The West As Ranchers Prepare For Retirement
Winds were gusting over 45 miles per hour on an overcast day at the Dunmire Ranch in southeastern Wyoming... Listen Here
Could Blockchain Be A Game Changer For Wyoming?
You may have heard a little about Blockchain, but if some people in Wyoming have their way, you will learn a lot about it... Listen Here
How A Huge New Energy Project Could Change Converse County
In northern Converse County, a semi-truck is pulling onto a highway from a rig site. It's rocking back and forth as 49 mile an hour sustained winds blow west... Listen Here
New & Renewing Underwriters!
Meteir Law Firm, Bomgaars, Carney Logan Burke Architects, Orthopaedic and Spine Center of the Rockies, Trefonas Law, P.C., Wyoming Arts Council, Saragtoga Chamber of Commerce, Wyoming Outdoor Council, Wyoming PBS, Mother Mountain Anglers, Frisbee 2018, Ballet Wyoming, University of Wyoming Symphony Association, Laramie Plains Community Center, and Jackson Hole Writers' Conference, Addendum
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