Yellowstone Public Radio

1500 University Drive
Billings, MT 59101-0298
406.657.2977 FAX

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Yellowstone Public Radio is a public radio network consisting of ten transmitters and 26 translators serving Montana and northern Wyoming. YPR broadcasts from the Joseph S. Sample Studios on the campus of Montana State University Billings as KEMC-FM and is also heard on KBMC-FM (Bozeman), KYPB-FM (Big Timber), KYPC-FM (Colstrip), KYPF-FM (Standford/Lewistown), KYPH-FM (East Helena), KYPM-FM (Livingston), KYPR-FM (Miles City), KYPW-FM (Wolf Point), and KPRQ-FM (Sheridan, WY), as well as numerous translators within its broadcast area.

YPR is licensed to Montana State University Billings. MSUB is a unit of the Montana University System, which is governed by the Montana Board of Regents. The Board of Regents holds regular meetings throughout the year, and any board action involving YPR would be listed on the agenda. The following links provide additional information about meetings, agendas, and minutes:

Board of Regents meeting schedule:

Board of Regents meeting agendas and minutes:

Board of Regents membership and email contacts:

The Friends of Public Radio, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation that raises funds to provide financial and other support to YPR. Administration of Friends of Public Radio, Inc., is provided by a Board of Directors. Information about the Friends of Public Radio, Inc., the officers and members of its Board of Directors, and upcoming meeting schedule is available at the following link:


Yellowstone Public Radio Mission Statement
Yellowstone Public Radio provides in-depth news, public affairs, and cultural programming to a general adult audience in Montana and northern Wyoming--more specifically, news which focuses on meaning and detail; public affairs which offers complete expression of ideas and the opportunity for listener discussion; and cultural programming expressing heritage and innovation in the arts and humanities.


National Public Radio Mission Statement
The mission of National Public Radio is to work in partnership with member stations to create a more informed public--one challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding and appreciation of essential events, ideas, and cultures. To accomplish our mission, we produce, acquire, and distribute programming that meets the highest standards of public service in journalism and cultural expression; we represent our members in matters of their mutual interest; and we provide distribution of content and interconnection for the entire public radio system.


Audited Financial Statement

Audited Financial Statement for FY 2013 (.pdf)

Yellowstone Public Radio is part of the Montana State University system and does not file an independent form 990.

For more information contact Ken Siebert at 800-441-2941 or 406-657-2945.


Equal Employment Opportunity at Yellowstone Public Radio
As a unit of Montana State University-Billings, all employee recruitment for Yellowstone Public Radio (KEMC-FM) is in keeping with EEO policies of the University and directed by the University’s Human Resources Office.

Equal employment opportunity at Yellowstone Public Radio (KEMC-FM) shall be afforded to all qualified persons, and no person shall be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sexual orientation.

View the 2015 EEO Public File Report

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