Linda Talbott

Associate Director UM Broadcast Media Center, Development Director

Linda Talbott is Associate Director of the UM Broadcast Media Center, and Development Director for Montana Public Radio. She also hosts Morning Classics on Fridays. 

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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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Weekly Highlights
10:30 am
Wed August 6, 2014

August 7 - August13

Here are MTPR program highlights for August 7-13, 2014

THURSDAY- Aug 7, 2014

9:05 a.m. – Morning Classics – Widerkehr: Duo Sonata in E minor for oboe and piano; Mozart: Theme, Interludes, and Re-Variations; Bach: Oboe Concerto in F major, BWV 1053; Richter: Sonata #5 in F major for flute, harpsichord, and cello; Strauss: Sonatina #2 in Eb major for 16 Winds, “Happy Workshop”

1:00 p.m Live Event - Sean Watkins of Nickel Creek plays live and talks with John Floridis at the MTPR studios

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-Spring Pledge
9:11 am
Tue March 4, 2014

Spring Pledge Week

Spring Pledge Week is...
APRIL 6-13, 2014

Make your PLEDGE
Use our secure online donation page to make your springtime contribution to MTPR.

Be a VOLUNTEER

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Love Your Public Radio
10:20 am
Fri February 14, 2014

#NPR Valentines

#NPRValentines

In the spirit of Valentine's Day, NPR offers some expressions of love, public radio style.

See them all at  http://www.npr.org/valentine/

Also check out the #NPRValentines tweets.

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MTPR Jobs
1:53 pm
Fri February 7, 2014

Two Temp Jobs for the Spring Premium Crew

Premiums, like these cool MTPR socks, are the heart of our spring fundraising event.

Do you have what it takes to be on the Premium Crew at MTPR?

  • Can you tell the time of day by our program schedule?
  • Creatively describe a gift of llama manure?
  • Learn new software and data entry procedures with ease?
  • Take a good photo of hand knitted socks?
  • Write clearly and proofread well?
  • Be happy in a busy, collaborative workplace?

We know the perfect people for this job are already listening!

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MTPR supporters rule!
12:41 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

MTPR Staff Say Thanks

Check out the MTPR fall fundrasier thank you video!

Fall Pledge Drive 2013 Thank You from Montana Public Radio on Vimeo.

Watching the tally climb
12:27 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Pledge Tally Update

The fall pledge tally just broke $200,000!  Thank you.

We are watching the fall pledge tally climb with additional donations coming in online and through the mail.

Pledge Week Bonus Results
11:58 am
Thu November 14, 2013

MT Food Bank Network Challenge Results

Susan Israel and Linda Talbott, MTPR fall fundraiser

Here are the final results of the Montana Food Bank Network Challenge. Thanks to the thousands of people who are supporting MTPR!

$195,265 in pledges made or postmarked by November 8th.  

$9,763 is the 5% bonus going to the Montana Food Bank Network.

Thanks to Missoula Federal Credit Union, our co-sponsor of the bonus match.

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Member Appreciation Event Cancelled
5:12 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

MTPR Nov 24th Benefit Cancelled - With Regret

Update - November 20, 2013

With regret, MTPR is cancelling the “Evening with Montana Public Radio” event scheduled for this Sunday, November 24th at the Wilma Theater in Missoula.

Our featured headliner, NPR’s Susan Stamberg, is unexpectedly unable to travel to Missoula this weekend.  Ms. Stamberg is very disappointed and has asked that we let all the MTPR listeners know that she really wishes she could be here. She sends her best wishes for the station and all MTPR supporters.

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