Lucy Tompkins grew up around the American West and graduated with a degree in journalism from the University of Montana in 2017. Upon graduation she worked at the Missoulian as an education reporter, during which she worked on the investigative series Troubled Kids, Troubled System. Tompkins now lives in Berlin, Germany, where she recently completed a Young Professional Journalist Fulbright Fellowship. Tompkins was recently granted a year-long reporting fellowship at the New York Times, beginning in June.
Recent Posts by Lucy Tompkins
- April 8, 2020 by Lucy Tompkins, Seaborn Larson, Cameron Evans, Gwen Florio, Tommy Martino, Kathy Best
A hard-hitting investigation into residential schools for at-risk children across the state of Montana. Judges commended the “depth of reporting” and “incredible commitment on the part of a small newsroom to revisit a persistent problem concerning the on-going, unrelenting abuse of children despite claims that it had been addressed years earlier." Originally published by the Missoulian between January and November 2019.
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