Chuck Johnson Obituary, Death Cause – Charles S. “Chuck” Johnson, a veteran writer who covered politics and government for many years in the state of Montana, passed away not too long ago. The tragic news of Johnson’s passing was first reported in Lee Newspapers, where he had been employed in the past.
In conversations with Johnson’s close pals, MTN has been able to establish the veracity of the information. Chuck was held in extremely high regard by his fellow reporters who covered the political goings-on in Montana and the events that took place at the Montana State Capitol.
These individuals had a lot of warm and pleasant thoughts about Chuck. He was always happy to teach and inform young reporters who were covering political stories in Montana, and he did so with a smile on his face. He was always pleased to teach and inform young reporters.
Johnson was a graduate of the School of Journalism at the University of Montana, and in 2022, Montana State University bestowed upon him an honorary doctorate in humane letters. In addition, the University of Montana School of Journalism named Johnson a Distinguished Alumnus.
During the ceremony in which Johnson was presented with an honorary doctorate, it was mentioned that Johnson had a career in reporting that spanned more than forty years. In addition to covering 22 legislative sessions in Montana for the Associated Press, he also covered the Montana Constitutional Convention in 1972, seven governors, nine senators from the United States, and ten representatives from the United States in the House of Representatives.
His reporting was regarded by a large number of individuals as being lucid, objective, and fair-minded.
Mike Denison, who recently retired from his position as the chief political reporter for MTN, was a close friend of Lyndon B. Johnson for the majority of Johnson’s career, which spanned four decades. In a statement that he gave to MTN, Denisson made some comments about his longtime colleague and friend.