My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Institutes For Journalism & Natural Resources, Missoula, MT, USA
The Institutes for Journalism and Natural Resources is the best organization I have been associated with during my nearly 40 years in the field of journalism. Through intensive field trips, the IJNR staff creates for its fellows an experience that provides immediate professional development. Moreover, the staff manages to create a collegial atmosphere among recipients of fellowships so that the learning continues for years afterward. The seeds sown by IJNR continue to bear fruit in ways IJNR staff members do not even know about. It is a great organization.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
One of several ways my IJNR experience was beneficial is that it help refine my perspective regarding the interplay of natural resources and the industries that depend on natural resources. For example, in Georgia and South Carolina, we talked with workers in the forest and fishing industries.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Figure out a way to pump more grant money into IJNR so more journalists could benefit.