Environmental Journalism in the New Media World

The Story Group is an independent, multimedia journalism company in Boulder, CO. We believe that storytelling remains a powerful tool in covering the critical issues of our times. Our focus is environmental coverage, primarily in the Western U.S. Whether it be climate change impacts, or resource and energy issues, we strive to tell the stories of people at the center of the West’s biggest challenges. Our medium? Short form videos and in-depth reporting. Three sample videos are featured below. For stories in progress and other news, click our Facebook icon.

    Unacceptable Risk – Firefighters on the Front Lines of Climate Change

    Unacceptable Risk – Firefighters on the Front Lines of Climate Change

    “On a day-to-day basis, we’re being surprised. And in this business, surprise is what kills people.” So says Don Whittemore, a career firefighter who has battled many of Colorado’s epic fires over the past two decades. The Story Group recorded the experiences of Whittemore and other firefighters who are repeatedly responding to record-breaking wildfires. Human-caused […]

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    Our Native Tongue

    Our Native Tongue

    The Northern Cheyenne are opposing a proposed railroad that would cut through their ancestral lands to haul Montana coal to the Pacific coast for export. Our Native Tongue reports on the Cheyenne’s fight against the railroad and the extraordinary coalition of tribal people and ranchers who have joined together to stop the project.

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    Moving the Giants – An Urgent Plan to Save the Planet

    Moving the Giants – An Urgent Plan to Save the Planet

    After premiering at Banff Mountain Film Festival in November, Moving the Giants is touring the film festival circuit well into 2016. The film profiles David Milarch, an arborist from central Michigan. In 1991, Milarch had a near death experience that inspired a personal quest – to archive the genetics of the world’s largest trees before […]

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