Linda M. Ballew

Advisor, Great Falls Public Schools

Linda Ballew has advised at Great Falls High School in Great Falls for the last thirty-two years. She works with the student staffs of the “Iniwa” newspaper, “Roundup” yearbook, and interactive video and website,, as well as Facebook and Twitter. She has represented journalism advisers, as the 2005 Dow Jones National Newspaper Teacher of the Year and as the Journalism Education Association’s 2006 National Distinguished Yearbook Adviser. She has been a Freedom Forum delegate, Montana Teacher of the Year finalist, and Montana Environmental Teacher of the Year.