Good storytelling often takes time. It takes time to develop sources, time to build trust, time to fully report, time to craft a narrative and, eventually, time for you to read the dang thing. In the end, it should all be worth it.
Check ’em out:
Cover story profile of University of Montana men’s basketball coach Travis DeCuire
Originally Published: November 30, 2017, Missoula Independent
Never Coming Down
Feature profile of Montana’s most prolific snowkiter, Noah Poritz
Originally Published: Winter 2012, Montana Headwall
Diversity & Respect
Cover story on Montana’s first anti-discrimination vote
Originally Published: April 15, 2010, Missoula Independent
Dying to Go Green
Cover story on Montana’s first natural cemetery
Originally published: September 17, 2009, Missoula Independent
Cover story profile of best-selling author James Lee Burke
Originally Published: July 20, 2006, Missoula Independent
Republished twice in additional alt-weekly newspapers, via the AAN network.
Big Man on Campus
Cover story profile of University of Montana men’s basketball coach Larry Krystkowiak
Originally Published: December 1, 2005, Missoula Independent
For additional examples, make sure to check out Dispatches.