Journalism

The following stories are career highlights from John’s decade as a journalist. For a comprehensive list of his work, go to his profile at MPR News or search his name at The Daily Gazette.

Scars remain, 10 years after the Red Lake school shooting

MPR News, USA Today, Red Lake Nation News

Awards:
First Place – Writing Radio Division | Associated Press
First Place – Page One Awards | Society of Professional Journalists

Lovely bones: Skull man of Bemidji strips taxidermy to its core

MPR News

Award:
Eric Sevareid Award of Merit – Audio | Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association

Ojibwe boxers fight for discipline, forgiveness

MPR News, Red Lake Nation News

Award:
Edward R. Murrow Award – Sports Reporting | Radio Television Digital News Association

Fatal brain disease threatens $1B deer-hunting industry

MPR News

Award:
Minnesota Society of Professional Journalists award for Special Project/In-depth Series

Whatever happened to the Marshall County cop who hit a UFO?

MPR News, The UFO Chronicles, Inforum

Young people don’t want to be morticians. Except for Victor.

MPR News, Associated Press, U.S. News & World Report