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Corin Cates-Carney is Montana Public Radio's news director. He was formerly MTPR's Capitol reporter and a Flathead Valley reporter.
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I’m proud to announce that Corin Cates-Carney has been hired as the new news director at Montana Public Radio. Corin has been the interim news director since Eric Whitney left this fall.

Montana Public Radio is turning 55 years old! Help us celebrate during an open house on Friday, January 31 from 5 – 7 p.m. at our studios on the UM campus (see map). Visit with staff, enjoy snacks and beverages, get a tour of the station and a look behind the scenes in the newsroom. We hope to see you there!

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As we head into 2020, we guarantee that the news and election coverage from our Montana news team and NPR will be civil and thoughtful, music will continue to inspire and celebrate the beauty of the arts, and enriching educational programming will abound.

Montana Public Radio is only possible with your financial investment, which is why your donation now means so much to the future of MTPR.

Give The Gift Of Coffee And Public Radio

Dec 19, 2019
A portion of the proceeds from the Montana Public Radio holiday partnership pack from Montana Coffee Traders goes directly back to support your public radio station.
Montana Coffee Traders

Looking for a last minute gift for a coffee drinking public radio listener? Good news, we've got the perfect idea: The Montana Public Radio holiday partnership pack from Montana Coffee Traders. It includes a 12 oz. bag of Montana Public Radio Blend and a 12 oz. bag of the limited-release Celebration Blend. A portion of the proceeds goes directly back to Montana Public Radio.

Drink a beer for a good cause. On Monday, Dec. 9 from 2 – 8 p.m., one dollar from every pint sold at the Blackfoot River Brewing taproom in Helena will benefit Montana Public Radio. Join us to drink a beer, support your favorite public radio station and visit with station staff.

Find more details and invite your friends.

December 3 is Giving Tuesday, a national day to give back to organizations you care about. Montana Public Radio is there for you day and night with the news you need and the music you love. Your gift today makes you a partner in producing great radio! Make your donation here.

Thanks for supporting your trusted source for non-profit Montana news, arts and music.

It’s the time of year when we look back and think of the people we’re grateful for. I want to say thank you to the best and most dedicated staff in public radio. I am constantly amazed at how much every single person cares about the listeners.

Last Chance To Get Your MTPR Tote Bag

Nov 1, 2019

The limited-edition MTPR tote is still available, but only for a little while longer. If you missed-out on getting yours during our fall pledge drive, don’t worry, you can still get this great tote as your thank-you gift when you donate $15/month now.

MISSOULA – Montana Public Radio and the University of Montana School of Journalism will host Elizabeth Jensen, the public editor for NPR, for a conversation on journalism ethics.

Jensen and a panel of MTPR reporters, student reporters and journalism faculty will be speaking on Tuesday, November 5 at 7 p.m. in the University Center Theater on the UM campus.

Now Hiring: MTPR News Director

Oct 21, 2019

We're looking for an energetic and experienced leader for our award-winning newsroom.

The station has a 54-year history of excellent journalism. The news director produces daily news stories for broadcast and digital platforms. Additionally, they assist and guide the news department in creating timely public affairs and news-oriented podcasts.

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