MTPR

People

  • Host and Producer

    Allen Secher is the host and producer of the monthly music program You Must Remember This, which airs on Mondays at 7:30 p.m. once a month. 

  • Andrea Hsu is a Senior Producer for NPR's All Things Considered. She also edits and writes for NPR's health bog, Shots.

    Hsu first joined NPR and All Things Considered in 2002. Through interviews and in...

  • Corporate Support Coordinator

    Ann McDowell is a third generation Montanan by family, starting with her Deer Lodge and Great Falls/Helena grandparents. Ann came home to Missoula 25 years ago, after sojourns in New York, Arizona, Vermont and Berkeley. Her academic...

  • Membership Manager

    Originally from Edina, MN, Anne moved to Missoula to attend the University of Montana. She graduated with her B.A. in political science in 2009 and her M.P.A. with an emphasis on nonprofit administration in 2017. She joined the station as...

  • Children's Program Director

    Annie Garde is the Children's Program Director and host and producer of the Pea Green Boat and the Children's Corner.

  • Host

    Barbara Koostra is the host of Wednesday Morning Classics

  • Reporter & Host

    Beau is UM School of Journalism reporter. He reads the news on Montana Public Radio two nights a week.

    He also runs the board for Morning Edition on weekdays.

  • Host and Producer

    Beth Anne Austein has been spinning tunes on the air (The Folk Show, Dancing With Tradition, Freeforms), as well as recording, editing and mixing audio for Montana Public Radio and Montana PBS, since the Clinton Administration. She’s jockeyed...

  • Host and Producer

    Beth Judy is host and producer of The Plant Detective, a locally produced and nationally syndicated program, which airs on Montana Public Radio on Monday afternoons and Saturday...

  • Brie Ripley got her start at KUOW Public Radio in Seattle as a work-study student in 2013. She graduated with her degree in Journalism and Anthropology from the University of Washington and began freelancing. Her work has appeared on KNKX...

  • Host

    Clare Menahan lives in Missoula, where she attends the University of Montana and supplements her income working as a freelance musician, seasonal backcountry ranger and ski instructor. She has worked in the art studios of Margaret Regan,...

  • Capitol Reporter

    Corin Cates-Carney is the Capitol Bureau reporter for MTPR,  Corin was formerly MTPR's Flathead area reporter.

    Corin has worked for NPR, and is a UM Journalism School Graduate.

    Contact Corin Cates-Carney:

  • Corporate Support Manager

    Dave heads up the Corporate Support Department at MTPR.  He has worked with marketing and media since high school as an on-air newscaster, DJ, and in media consulting, placement, and creative.  To borrow a thought from Willy Pflug, new 2015...

  • Diaa Hadid chiefly covers Pakistan and Afghanistan for NPR News. She is based in NPR's bureau in Islamabad. Hadid joined NPR after reporting from the Middle East for over a decade. She worked as a correspondent for The New York Times...

  • News

    Edward O'Brien is Montana Public Radio's Associate News Director.

  • News Director

    Eric Whitney is the news director for Montana Public Radio.

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  • Host and Producer

    Fred Rice is a rotating host and producer of Pazz & Jop

  • Host

    Greg Patent is co-host of The Food Guys on Montana Public Radio. He won the Pillsbury bake-off when he was 19 years old. His cookbook, Baking in America, won the 2003 James Beard Award for best baking book of the year.

  • Host and MontanaPBS Producer

    Gus Chambers is a long-time rotating host for Freeforms.

  • Host

    Howard Kingston is a rotating host of Wednesday Freeforms. After misspending most of his youth as the lead singer in a rock band in his native England, Howard finally settled down in the United States and got his B.M. in Music Composition...

  • Network/Systems Administrator

    A professional geek and amateur farmer, Ivy works behind the scenes to keep all things computer-related working smoothly.

  • Jane Arraf covers Egypt, Iraq, and other parts of the Middle East for NPR News. She is based in NPR's bureau in Cairo, Egypt.

    Arraf joined NPR in 2017 after two decades of reporting from and about the region for CNN, NBC, the Christian...

  • Operations Chief

    Jeff Croonenberghs is the Chief of Operations at the Broadcast Media Center. 

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