Inside MTPR

5% Match for Food Banks
11:24 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

Do Two Good Things

Make Your Fall Donation Today!

Donate to MTPR by Oct. 24th and help the Montana Food Bank Network!

Not only will your donation support MTPR, but from now through our on-air drive Oct. 21-24, your contribution will also activate a 5% match for food banks and feeding programs across Montana.

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Donate To MTPR
11:24 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

Fundraiser Results - $211,136!

Update Oct 31:
$211,136 and still climbing.
The Montana Foodbank Network Challenge was met with $203,174 coming in by the deadline. The MFBN will receive $10,158 in match from the partnership of Missoula Federal Credit Union and MTPR. Enough food for over 30,000 meals. Thanks!

Update: Oct 29
$205, 827
is our updated total! Thanks to all the MTPR listener members who donated to help us meet and exceed our goal.

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Experiments in Fundraising
10:30 pm
Wed September 24, 2014

$5 Buck Friday Results

$5 Buck Origami

We tried this experiment in on-air fundraising last Friday (Sep 19, 2014), and found that indeed, we gained new sustaining members for MTPR!

Here are the stats:

53 donors

39 brand new members

76% chose to be sustaining members

50% chose a digital album download

Thank you to all who donated  and to the thousands of station members and sponsors who keep MTPR going strong all year long.

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One-Day Event
4:12 pm
Wed September 17, 2014

$5-Buck-Friday

Give $5 Every Month To Your Station - Get A Groovy, Album Download In Return.

Welcome to $5-Buck-Friday at MTPR.

Small donation. Big impact.

Give now and select an album to download.

During this one-day, new member event, we are encouraging donors to sign up as ongoing, monthly supporters. Sustaining members.

Our goal today is to gain brand new members who will stay with us and grow with us. Hence the big impact.

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Jobs at MTPR
11:57 am
Mon August 18, 2014

MTPR Recruiting For Helena Bureau Chief

A Page from 'Radio News' Nov. 1928

MTPR is seeking an experienced radio or television reporter to be our new Capitol Bureau Chief.

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Urgent Request for Action
4:36 pm
Mon July 7, 2014

Speak Up for Full-Power MTPR in the Flathead

There is a public comment period underway on an issue that may affect MTPR's ability to broadcast at full-power from 90.1FM at the top of Big Mountain. See below for full details. Thank you for helping.

Submitting your comment on behalf of MTPR is crucial. The deadline  is July 15, 2014.

We've made a customizable letter for your convenience.

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MTPR on iTunes Radio
5:05 pm
Mon June 16, 2014

Check it out - MTPR is on iTunes Radio

Calling all Apple users. We're excited to announce that MTPR is now available in iTunes Radio.

Here are three ways to find our stream in iTunes:

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National Native News moves to 5:54 p.m.
12:07 am
Tue June 3, 2014

New timing for Montana Evening Edition

MTPR's news department is in trusted hands, with Edward O'Brien serving as Interim News Director. The station is working to hire both a new News Director and Capitol Bureau Chief.  To cope with the slim staffing, there will be a few temporary changes to Montana Evening Edition

 

"There will not be a nightly in-depth feature interview," says O'Brien, "it just isn't possible to produce that lengthy feature without more staff." The evening news will be slightly shorter, and National Native News will air at the end of Montana Evening Edition

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Inside MTPR
3:54 pm
Wed May 28, 2014

Far-flung congratulations for Sally Mauk

Retiring MTPR News Director, Sally Mauk

On Friday, Sally Mauk retires after 34 years with Montana Public Radio, 31 of them as News Director. We gathered some well-wishes from colleagues, friends, and community leaders.

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Listeners Respond
3:19 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

MTPR Local Survey Results

Many thanks to the 1,390 listeners who responded to our request for an assessment of how MTPR local programs are meeting their needs.

See the MTPR Local Survey Results Summary (pdf format)

The survey period was March 18-April 1, 2014.

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