Courtney Lowery

editor-in-chief, co-founder, New West.Net
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Courtney Lowery is editor-in-chief and co-founder of New West.Net, a next-generation media company devoted to covering growth, the economy, the environment and the overall changing culture of Rocky Mountain West. NewWest.Net is a multi-faceted company comprised of a network of local Web logs, a print magazine and a conference series with the online magazine, NewWest.Net, at the core. Lowery also teaches the Rural News Network class at the University of Montana, a J-Lab funded project she founded in 2006 that aims to connect university students with rural Montana and help small towns revive their newspapers online. The first town site in the Rural News Network was born in her hometown of Dutton, Mont. at www.duttoncc.org. The second site was launched this fall on the Crow Indian Reservation at www.crownews.net. Before launching NewWest.Net, Lowery worked as a reporter for Lee Newspapers and The Associated Press. She is a University of Montana graduate.

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