Global Positioning

"Global Positioning" features conversational interviews about Montana's connections with the world at large. This bi-weekly series will discuss jobs and investment, public policies, foreign cultures and military and civilian engagements abroad. "Global Positioning" will also feature members of foreign delegations under the auspices of the Montana Center for International Visitors.

2013


Serbian Visitors to Montana (No. 201)

Two members of a delegation from Serbia, under the auspices of the Montana Center for International Visitors. (First Aired Sunday, January 13, 2013)


Caroline Riss (No. 202)

Caroline Riss, co-assistant director of the Kasiisi Project, a non-governmental organization in Uganda, building schools, training teachers, and promoting wildlife conservation. (First Aired Sunday, January 27, 2013)


Ian Marquand (No. 203)

Ian Marquand, president of Montana's Japan Club that conducts exchanges between the state and (primarily) Kumamoto Prefecture, our sister state. (First Aired Sunday, February 10, 2013)


Sofia Ferst (No. 204)

Sofia Ferst, Helena High Junior, who visited Mongolia through 4-H and the University Extension Service. (First Aired Sunday, February 24, 2013)


Chuck Butler and Ken Butler (No. 205)

Chuck Butler and Ken Butler, Helena residents (father and son), who have both travelled with official purpose to Kyrgystan. (First Aired Sunday, March 24, 2013)


Terry Weidner (No. 206)

Terry Weidner, formerly with the Mansfield Center for Pacific Affairs and now an Asian Studies professor at the University of Montana, talks about China's internal struggles, trade relations, and challenges in the South China Sea. (First Aired Sunday, April 14, 2013)


Ronan Donovan (No. 207)

Ronan Donovan is an extraordinarily gifted wildlife photographer with recent experience working with chimpanzees in Uganda. We talk about his craft, and the places he's been. (First Aired Sunday, April 28, 2013)


Myles and Terry Grotbo (No. 208)

Myles and Terry Grotbo grew up in Phillipsburg and are longtime residents of Helena. Both are experienced geologists with extensive backgrounds as mining and environmental engineering consultants, working on projects in West Africa and Latin America. (First Aired Sunday, May 12, 2013)


Tseji Llamo (No. 209)

Bob Rivers and Fernanda Krum met each other in Romania. Having worked in conflict zones and with trauma victims, they've launched Big Medicine, an innovative micro-brewery enterprise in Missoula with an added social purpose. (First Aired Sunday, June 09, 2013)


Bob Rivers and Fernanda Krum (No. 210)

World Montana, formerly the Montana Center for International Visitors, hosts delegations from a variety of countries. In this episode, we talk with two promising student leaders from Brazil about life in their country, Brazil's place in the world, and their experiences here in Montana. (First Aired Sunday, June 23, 2013)


Brazilian Students with World Montana (No. 211)

World Montana, formerly the Montana Center for International Visitors, hosts delegations from a variety of countries. In this episode, we talk with two promising student leaders from Brazil about life in their country, Brazil's place in the world, and their experiences here in Montana. (First Aired Sunday, June 23, 2013)


Dr. Tom Evans (No. 212)

Dr. Tom Evans is the new President of Carroll College, with a fresh vision, extensive international experience, and ambitious plans to further integrate Carroll into global currents of learning and exchange. (First Aired Sunday, July 14, 2013)


Luka Beljanski (No. 213)

Luka Beljanski, a junior at Helena High School, talks about participating in a student exchange program. (First Aired Sunday, July 28, 2013)


Bill War (No. 214)

Bill War, a Helena-based mechanical engineer specializing in refinery projects, participated with other folks from the state in the Montana Chamber of Commerce's visit to China in the fall of 2012. (First Aired Sunday, August 11, 2013)


Chad Lee and Minmin (No. 215)

Chad Lee, Montana Department of Agriculture, and MinMin, a visitor from Myanmar (Burma) share their insights about the work of non-governmental organizations as well as state agencies in advancing agribusiness endeavors. (First Aired Sunday, August 25, 2013)


Linda Cleatus (No. 216)

Linda Cleatus who, along with her husband Mark, has contributed years of volunteer effort to the establishment and maintenance of the Sacred Heart Ashram (a residence and school for homeless and impoverished children and adults) in Kerala, India. (First Aired Thursday, August 22, 2013)


Randall Lecocq (No. 217)

Randall Lecocq, a recently retired Foreign Service professional shares his expertise on Russia today as well as the former Soviet Union. (First Aired Sunday, October 13, 2013)


Melinda and Ben Reed (No. 218)

Newly appointed Director of the Friendship Center in Helena Melinda Reed is a Peace Corps alumnus with experience working with non-governmental organizations on several continents, including Mercy Corps in Uzbekistan. She is joined by her husband, Ben Reed, as they share some of their experience and insights. (First Aired Sunday, October 27, 2013)


Episode No. 219 (No. 219)

"Global Positioning" features conversational interviews about Montana's connections with the world at large. This bi-weekly series will discuss jobs and investment, public policies, foreign cultures and military and civilian engagements abroad. "Global Positioning" will also feature members of foreign delegations under the auspices of the Montana Center for International Visitors. (First Aired Sunday, November 10, 2013)


Episode No. 220 (No. 220)

"Global Positioning" features conversational interviews about Montana's connections with the world at large. This bi-weekly series will discuss jobs and investment, public policies, foreign cultures and military and civilian engagements abroad. "Global Positioning" will also feature members of foreign delegations under the auspices of the Montana Center for International Visitors. (First Aired Sunday, November 24, 2013)


2011 & 2012


Governor Brian Schweitzer (No. 101)

Global Positioning is a conversational interview program about Montanans? connections with the world at large. This bi-weekly series will discuss jobs and investment, public policies, foreign cultures, and military and civilian engagements abroad. Global Positioning will also feature members of foreign delegations from all over the world under the auspices of the Montana Center for International Visitors. (First Aired Sunday, October 02, 2011)


Carroll College President Tom Trebon (No. 102)

Global Positioning is a conversational interview program about Montanans' connections with the world at large. This bi-weekly series will discuss jobs and investment, public policies, foreign cultures, and military and civilian engagements abroad. Global Positioning will also feature members of foreign delegations from all over the world under the auspices of the Montana Center for International Visitors. (First Aired Sunday, October 16, 2011)


McIv Executive Director Megan McGlothlen (No. 103)

Global Positioning is a conversational interview program about Montanans' connections with the world at large. This bi-weekly series will discuss jobs and investment, public policies, foreign cultures, and military and civilian engagements abroad. Global Positioning will also feature members of foreign delegations from all over the world under the auspices of the Montana Center for International Visitors. (First Aired Sunday, October 30, 2011)


Dir. General Daniel T.C. Liao Taipei Economic Offi (No. 104)

"Global Positioning" features conversational interviews about Montana's connections with the world at large. This bi-weekly series will discuss jobs and investment, public policies, foreign cultures and military and civilian engagements abroad. "Global Positioning" will also feature members of foreign delegations under the auspices of the Montana Center for International Visitors. (First Aired Sunday, November 06, 2011)


Episode No. 105 (No. 105)

"Global Positioning" features conversational interviews about Montana's connections with the world at large. This bi-weekly series will discuss jobs and investment, public policies, foreign cultures and military and civilian engagements abroad. "Global Positioning" will also feature members of foreign delegations under the auspices of the Montana Center for International Visitors. (First Aired Sunday, November 20, 2011)


Episode No. 106 (No. 106)

"Global Positioning" features conversational interviews about Montana's connections with the world at large. This bi-weekly series will discuss jobs and investment, public policies, foreign cultures and military and civilian engagements abroad. "Global Positioning" will also feature members of foreign delegations under the auspices of the Montana Center for International Visitors. (First Aired Sunday, January 08, 2012)


Episode No. 107 (No. 107)

"Global Positioning" features conversational interviews about Montana's connections with the world at large. This bi-weekly series will discuss jobs and investment, public policies, foreign cultures and military and civilian engagements abroad. "Global Positioning" will also feature members of foreign delegations under the auspices of the Montana Center for International Visitors. (First Aired Sunday, January 22, 2012)


John Vincent (No. 108)

Featuring Montana PSC Commissioner and former Speaker of the House John Vincent. (First Aired Sunday, February 12, 2012)


Lonie Stimac (No. 109)

Featuring Montana Dept. of Commerce Senior Marketing Officer Lonie Stimac. (First Aired Sunday, February 26, 2012)


Webb Brown (No. 110)

Featuring Montana Chamber of Commerce President And CEO Webb Brown. (First Aired Sunday, March 25, 2012)


Carl Graham (No. 111)

Featuring Carl Graham, CEO, Montana Policy Institute. (First Aired Sunday, April 01, 2012)


Dr. Norman Peterson (No. 112)

Featuring Dr. Norman Peterson, Director of International Program, MSU. (First Aired Sunday, April 15, 2012)


Dennis Taylor & Morgan Taylor (No. 113)

Featuring Dennis Taylor, Marine veteran and former City Manager, & Morgan Taylor (daughter), Foreign Service Officer. (First Aired Sunday, April 29, 2012)


David Hunter (No. 114)

Featuring David Hunter, consultant to National Democratice Institute. (First Aired Sunday, May 13, 2012)


Arnie Sherman (No. 116)

Featuring Arnie Sherman, Director, Montana World Trade Center. (First Aired Sunday, May 27, 2012)


Mark Johnson (No. 117)

Featuring Mark Johnson, Director, Montana World Affairs Council. (First Aired Sunday, June 10, 2012)


Dennis Nelson (No. 118)

Featuring Dennis Nelson, CEO, Project WET Foundation, Bozeman. (First Aired Sunday, June 24, 2012)


Episode No. 119 (No. 119)

"Global Positioning" features conversational interviews about Montana's connections with the world at large. This bi-weekly series will discuss jobs and investment, public policies, foreign cultures and military and civilian engagements abroad. "Global Positioning" will also feature members of foreign delegations under the auspices of the Montana Center for International Visitors. (First Aired Sunday, July 08, 2012)


Episode No. 120 (No. 120)

"Global Positioning" features conversational interviews about Montana's connections with the world at large. This bi-weekly series will discuss jobs and investment, public policies, foreign cultures and military and civilian engagements abroad. "Global Positioning" will also feature members of foreign delegations under the auspices of the Montana Center for International Visitors. (First Aired Sunday, July 22, 2012)


Laura Lochman (No. 123)

Featuring Laura Lochman, U.S. Consul General, serving in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Northwest Territories. (First Aired Sunday, September 09, 2012)


South Asian Journalists (No. 124)

Featuring a group of journalists from across South Asia. (First Aired Sunday, September 23, 2012)