MTPR

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  • 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.

  • State of Democracy...

  • Reporter

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

  • 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.

    603-568-6155 or 406-730-2264

  • 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.

  • Parth Shah grew up in North Carolina and graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in May 2015. During his undergraduate studies, Parth produced radio features for his school's news magazine Carolina Connection and founded Monsoon, a South Asian American...

  • Producer

    Rachel is a UM grad working in the MTPR news department.

  • Director of the Broadcast Media Center

    Ray Ekness was named director of the Broadcast Media Center in August 2016. He’s a former UM School of Journalism professor and department chair of the Department of Radio-Television.

    Ekness worked a few radio jobs in his native North...

  • 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...

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