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Jeremy Chapman

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Helena | Billings
Investigative Reporter, Montana Center for Investigative Reporting
Covers:  Crime, Justice, Government, Politics, Energy, Environment, Health, Law Enforcement, Transportation
Doesn't Cover: Entertainment, Technology

Founder/Exec. Dir. @MTCIR. Investigative reporter covering politics, criminal justice, health care & more.

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Biography

I am an investigative reporter and the Founder/Executive Director of the Montana Center for Investigative Reporting, an independent, nonprofit media organization dedicated to producing statewide accountability journalism in Montana.

Our mission is to promote and produce investigative journalism ...

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@InvestigateMT — 732 followers, 6,865 tweets

Aug 07, 2017

RT @LastBestNews: Billings lawyer John Heenan will challenge Greg Gianforte for House seat.  http://bit.ly/2uieSOh  https://t.co/7y1BnEM5s1

Jul 19, 2017

.@Twitter These round avatars are extremely stupid looking. But hey, thanks for addressing issues that actually matter on this platform.

Apr 19, 2017

@EdgeProducts Also, I just purchased this tuner from eBay and then I saw your promotion giving away the free EGT kit. Can I still use it? https://t.co/Iudbr83NYk

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What was your first job as a journalist?

I created the school newspaper when I was in the sixth grade.

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Guilty. But I'm still mad about the old Underwood my grandfather gave me that broke and was discarded.

How is social media changing news?

With Twitter you're able to get news in real time, as it happens. But that can be dangerous. Just get it right, first isn't important.

Montana Broadcaster's Association E.B. Craney Awards

2014 - Commercial Television "Newscast of the Year"
Awarded "Newscast of the Year" from the Montana Broadcaster's Association for our 5:30 p.m. newscast I produced on Thursday, March 6, 2014. The town of Livingston declared a state of emergency and was ordered to evacuate, flooding was also a major concern in Yellowstone County, a Billings murder suspect changes his plea and admits to killing his wife's boyfriend and we took an in-depth look at an active white supremacy group in Billings with a long and local history. It was a great team effort that day.

National Association of Black Journalists, Salute to Excellence Awards

2013 - Top Online News Project of the Year
The NABJ annual awards competition recognizes journalism that best covers the black experience or addresses issues affecting the worldwide black community. Our News21 investigation into voting rights was honored as the top online news project of the year by the National Association of Black Journalists. The multimedia investigation “Who Can Vote” was one of three finalists in NABJ’s Salute to Excellence National Media Awards competition in the Digital Media Online News Project category. It won against another project on voting rights produced by The Nation magazine and an investigation into housing in America published by the nonprofit news organization ProPublica.