People

  • Interim Director UM Broadcast Media Center, Development Director

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

  • Marisa Demarco is a reporter and musician based in Albuquerque, N.M. She's spent more than a decade in journalism, founding the New...

  • Program Director

    Michael Marsolek is the program director of Montana Public Radio. He also hosts Tuesday Freeforms and Thursday Morning Classics. 

  • Host and Producer

    Mike Steinberg is a rotating host and producer of Friday Freeforms.

  • Flathead Valley Reporter

    Nicky is MTPR's Flathead-area reporter. Nicky returns to the Flathead Valley after wrapping up her graduate studies at the University of Montana's environmental science journalism program.

  • Host

    Olivia Sears is the mother of two daughters and a board operator and dejee at Montana Public Radio. She also writes children's book reviews for The Write Question blog.

  • Host and Book Reviewer

    Renee McGrath is the Sunday morning program host on Montana Public Radio and is a rotating host for Morning Classics. She writes children's and young adult book reviews for The Write Question...

  • Host and Producer

    Rigel Bankshot is a rotating host and producer of Friday Freeforms and Pazz & Jop.

  • News Director Emeritus

    Retired in 2014 but still a presence at MTPR, Sally Mauk is a University of Kansas graduate and former wilderness ranger who has reported on everything from the legislature to forest fires. She also taught broadcast writing and reporting in the...

  • Host and Producer

    Sam Manno is a rotating host and producer of the Children's Corner and the Pea Green Boat.

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