Jayme Fraser melds people-focused narratives, investigative reporting and interactive graphics to evaluate social and political issues. She rarely travels without her camera, documenting adventures throughout the northwest.KESS InHouse Cafelab Watercolor Storm Purple gold Dog Bed, 30 x 40 .
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In December 2017, Jayme was selected for the inaugural ProPublica Local Reporting Network and will spend 2018 working on an investigative project for the Malheur Enterprise in eastern Oregon. The first story tracked Charles Longjaw’s trail of crime over three decades, including while under state supervision, and examined KESS InHouse Barmalisirtb Came from Hell Red Digital Dog Bed, 30 x 40 despite warnings he was dangerous.
Before that, she was a state government, special projects and education reporter for Lee Newspapers of Montana.
In the fall of 2017, she co-taught an investigations class at the University of Montana School of Journalism with Professor Joe Eaton. It was a first-time collaboration with a professional partner, the Missoulian. They mentored undergraduate and graduate students as they analyzed why Montana has one of the highest rates of drug-exposed births and how the state failed by several measures to help pregnant women who used drugs.
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