White, Nadia

Associate professor
School of Journalism
The University of Montana-Missoula
Professional Summary: 

Nadia White's work at the University of Montana has included ground breaking coordination with the School of Law to cover the criminal trial of W.R. Grace executives. Subsequent work with the law school provided coverage of the debate over the sale of Mountain Water, Missoula's public water provider, to a private equity firm. She teaches public affairs reporting, sports reporting and global current events in addition to graduate courses in science and natural resource journalism.

Prior to joining the faculty at UM, Nadia reported for the Lewiston Sun in Maine, the Stillwater Gazette in Minnesota, and the Daily Camera in Boulder, Colo. She was a reporter and editor at the Casper Star-Tribune in Wyoming and in the paper’s Washington D.C. bureau.

Nadia has received several awards for her reporting and writing, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science Award of Excellence for work on brucellosis in central Asia; the Women’s Sports Foundation’s Best Columnist of the Year Award; and several Associated Press Public Service awards.

She received a Ted Scripps Fellowship in Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado in 2004-05 and a World Affairs Fellowship from the International Center for Journalists in Washington, D.C., in 2003.

She earned her Master’s degree from The School of Journalism at Columbia University in New York and her undergraduate degree in psychology, with an emphasis on Japanese literature, from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine.

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