The Murrow College Backpack Journalism Program is in the field again, this time with Murrow seniors Mindy Rossner and Megan Garrity.
Mindy--an NWPR news writer--is outside Colombo, Sri Lanka, embedded with the Millennium Elephant Foundation, a charity begun in 1999 to improve the lives of injured and captive elephants. Megan is in Guatemala reporting on the work of the medical charity Hearts in Motion. You can follow them through the Murrow College Backpack Journalism Blog.
In the fall of 2012, Murrow journalism senior Bill McKee traveled to Nicaragua where he imbedded with the World Vets organization as it worked to train other vets in rescuing and treating animals during disasters. You can also read about his experience on the blog.