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MTPBS 2020 Preview Reel


2020 Made in Montana Highlights


Keeping The Barn | Trailer


MTPBS Vote 2020: Candidate Profiles


Montana Howling in Support of Healthcare Providers


Answering Questions About Coronavirus | Ep. 3


The Rundown with Jackie Coffin

Backroads of Montana

(No. 147) Hidden Treasures


Live From Home: A Montana Music Special


MTPBS Vote 2020: Race For The U.S. House


MAY 10: Montana Ag Live Ep. 5307

A Year in Review for Education

MontanaPBS Education is a small but might team of two former teachers devoted to supporting meaningful media at home and at school through programs that engage families and educators. The pandemic shifted our work slightly to add more online events and resources and a lot more hand-washing. We were able to provide support and resources to families and educators all over the state from Browning to Miles City and so many communities in between. Here are some of the projects of which we are the most proud. 


Continued service to rural teachers customized to their unique needs:

  • MontanaPBS Edcamp went virtual!
  • PBS Media Literacy Certification for Educators
  • Deep engagement in rural libraries in Montana
  • MontanaPBS Watch and Learn OVEE series
  • PBS LearningMedia collection additions and trainings

PBS KIDS and Learn at Home Highlights

  • New Programs 
    • Hero Elementary
    • Elinor Wonders Why
  • Learn at Home Broadcast Curriculum
    • Knowing that our broadcast signal is widely available across the state, we collaborated with the State Office of Public Instruction to develop a schedule of broadcast programming designed to help meet the instructional needs of teachers parents and students. Learn More. 

Watch & Learn | Dec. 9, 2020

Welcome to Our Newest Team Members!

Breanna McCabe


Kris Fedro

Office and Customer Service Coordinator

2020 Awards and Accolades

EB Craney Awards:The Montana Broadcasters Association, EB Craney Awards, are presented in June each year and recognize excellence in Montana produced programming.

  • Non-commercial Program of the Year 
    • 1st Place | The Rundown with Jackie Coffin: Fighting Her Wars, Jackie Coffin
    • 2nd Place | Backroads of Montana: Rumors and Ringers, William Marcus, John Twiggs, Gus Chambers and Ray Ekness

EMMYs:The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Northwest Chapter, 55th Annual Regional Emmy Awards.

  • Seven Nominations
    • Health/Science - Program/Special | The Rundown: Montana's Marijuana Market, Jackie Coffin, News & Public Affairs Producer
    • Arts/Entertainment - Program/Special | 11th and Grant with Erik Funk "John Roberts y Pan Blanco", "Laney Lou & The Bird Dogs", Scott Sterling, Paul "Gomez" Routhier, Producers, Erik Funk, Host & Artistic Director, Jeremiah Slovarp, Audio Producer, Aaron Pruitt, Executive Producer
    • Documentary - Historical/Cultural| The Bozeman Trail, Tom Manning, Writer, Producer and Director, Terry Dugas, Wyoming PBS Executive Producer, Aaron Pruitt, Executive Producer
    • Promotion - Program - Single Spot | MontanaPBS Local Sizzle, Scott Sterling, Producer and Editor
    • Editor - Program | Scott Sterling, 11th and Grant with Eric Funk
    • Audio | Jeremiah Slovarp, 11th and Grant with Eric Funk

NETA Award Finalist:The NETA Awards are an annual recognition of member-produced excellence in public broadcasting, a tradition established more than forty years ago by the pioneering Southern Educational Communications Association.

  • 2020 | Teacher Professional Learning | "TILT Collaborative Learning Program for Teachers" - Nikki Vradenburg

Statement of Activities | Fiscal Year 2020