Inside MTPR

Top Three Reasons For Schedule Changes
6:00 am
Thu December 11, 2014

Change Is Hard, But Neccesary For MTPR

William Marcus then (at KUFM circa 1973) and now.

MTPR will be 50 years old in 2015. As someone who’s been around for 40 of those years, I’d like to reflect on the program changes that we implemented last month.

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Giving for Good
10:17 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

Giving Tuesday

MTPR invites you to come together for Giving Tuesday a global movement designed to make an impact for organizations you care about... like MTPR.

Participate December 2, on the global day of giving... 

Give to MTPR!

Learn more about Giving Tuesday

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Join In!
9:11 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

MTPR Generation Listen

Were you a backseat baby listening to NPR in the 80s and 90s? Kudos to your smart parents! If you discovered public radio on your own, welcome!

Generation Listen is a movement to connect the next generation of public radio listeners to their local stations. We look forward to exchanging ideas and having smart conversations online, over the air and at events.

Join in! Contact Membership Manager Anne Hosler at

Short Form Schedule
5:13 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

When Do Short Form Shows Air In The New Schedule?

Credit John Schneider (CC-BY-2.0)

The new schedule means some of your favorite short form shows may have a new time slot. Find out when they air.

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Why We're Changing
5:43 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

MTPR Program Changes Explained

There are some big program changes coming up on MTPR. MTPR Directors William Marcus, Michael Marsolek, Eric Whitney and Linda Talbott talk about the changes and why we've made them.

Montana Public Radio is poised to move into our 50th anniversary year excited by new possibilities – with a new news director, exciting changes to our program schedule and a profound commitment to our mission: to enrich the mind and spirit, inspire a lifetime of learning, and connect communities through access to exceptional programming.

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What's Changed In The MTPR Schedule
3:21 pm
Fri November 14, 2014

When Is It?

If you can tell the day and time by what you are hearing on MTPR, you might need to keep your watch handy for a few weeks.

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Changes Starting November 17th
10:55 pm
Wed November 12, 2014

Grab The New Program Schedule

Nov. 2014 MTPR schedule changes.

MTPR's new schedule starts November 17th.

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KUKL Now At 1,000 Watts
9:32 pm
Wed November 5, 2014

Flathead Signal Back To Full Strength

On October 29th, MTPR returned the KUKL transmitter at 90.1 FM on Big Mountain to our full FCC authorized power after our proposed amendment was granted.   We thank the Tally Lake District Ranger, administrators and staff for their time and consideration in this process. Thanks also to the 253 citizens who responded to the district during the comment period. The full decision memo is here.

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Pledge Week
3:58 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Top 10 Things MTPR Program Director Michael Marsolek Does After Pledge Week

Top 10 things MTPR Program Director Michael Marsolek does after a 100-hour work week during the pledge drive:

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Wait Wait Don't Tell Me
3:44 pm
Wed October 22, 2014

All The Laughs Are Real On Wait Wait...

Ever wonder what Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me! jokes sound like before they’re edited? You can't fix everything in post.

Real laughs aren't cheap. Make a donation to MTPR today!