Luella Brien: Editor-In-Chief, Four Points Press; Journalism Teacher

34m | Mar 7, 2023

On this episode, Mark Simon is joined by Luella Brien. Luella is the editor-in-chief at Four Points Press, an independent media company which covers the Crow Indian Reservation in southern Montana. Luella also teaches high school journalism and has taught college in the past too. She was the primary narrator in the new Showtime docu-series, Murder in Big Horn.

Luella talked about her passion for journalism from a young age, how she hopes to grow her non-profit to tell both contemporary stories and those lost to history. the importance of Native representation on big projects like Murder In Big Horn, and what her teaching experience has been like.

Luella’s salute: Native journalist Hattie Kauffman

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