Montana Journalism High School Day

Each spring, high school students from around the region come to the School of Journalism for a day of workshops and recognition. The school's faculty present workshops on a variety of pertinent topics, ranging from photo editing to news writing and broadcast practices. 

This past spring, more than 180 students attended the all-day event, with schools coming from as far away as Great Falls and Billings.

The school also sponsors an annual journalism contest. The winners, including the High School Journalist of the Year, are announced on High School Day. If you would like to submit your students' work, please contact Jule Banville at

Please direct any questions or comments regarding High School Day to Jule Banville or Dennis Swibold at The event is typically held at the end of March. 

Planning Your Visit


Call 406-243-4001 to request more information about visiting the University of Montana School of Journalism.