Journalist

Wyoming Legislature

The Wyoming House Judiciary Committee voted to table a bill that would protect journalists from disclosing anonymous sources and privileged information by court order. The committee will continue working on the bill with some clarifying amendments.

Wyoming Public Media

Wyoming Public Radio and Media has won a station record of six Regional Edward R. Murrow awards in the small market category. The station won awards in the Investigative Reporting, Hard News, Continuing Coverage, Best Use of Sound, Sports Reporting and Documentary categories.

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A small-town newspaper in the region that lost most of its staff due to the economic impacts of COVID–19 received a helping hand Friday. The Sandpoint Reader in North Idaho, a free weekly, was able to temporarily rehire its employees for the next six weeks using an influx of reader donations and the stimulus package's Paycheck Protection Program.

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Sitting at his desk within the small office of the Sandpoint Reader, a weekly newspaper in northern Idaho, publisher Ben Olson is exhausted. 

Several news reporters in Wyoming lost their jobs or saw their hours cut this week, as the COVID-19 pandemic puts the squeeze on an already struggling industry.

Anna Rader

Tennessee Watson, an education reporter with Wyoming Public Media, was selected as a Nieman Fellow by the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard. Following her year as a Nieman Fellow, she will have additional support as an Abrams Nieman Fellow to do an investigative project on juvenile justice in Wyoming. 

Kitty Pilgrim worked as a CNN correspondent and news anchor for 24 years. Kitty talks about her career as a woman and single mother working in the CNN newsroom as well as the variety of assignments that took her around the world to Russia, China, Cuba, the Middle East, Korea and South Africa. Her love for a good story began her journey as a novelist.