Shellye Leggett

Reporter

POSTED: 3:55 PM Aug 19 2014   UPDATED: 4:11 PM Aug 19 2014
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Shellye Leggett is a reporter at KTVM in Bozeman for NBC Montana. Shellye comes to Montana from the very Windy City, Chicago, where she earned her Master's in Journalism at DePaul University. Shellye is originally from Las Vegas, NV (yes, she loves the outrageously hot summers!)

During her time at DePaul, Shellye was a multimedia journalist and anchor for DePaul's weekly student run news broadcast, "Good Day DePaul." She also interned for the Chicago based morning show, WCIU, You and Me This Morning, the summer of 2013.

Before receiving her Master’s, Shellye graduated from North Park University in Chicago. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies. While at North Park, Shellye was on both the Lady Vikings Softball and Women's Track and Field teams and was named to the Academic All-American list in 2011 and 2012.

When Shellye isn't working hard in the newsroom, she loves to workout, be active and also spend time with her friends and family. Shellye is very excited to start her Reporting Career in beautiful Montana and is excited to engage with the community!

If you have any questions, concerns, comments or story ideas please contact Shellye at Sleggett@ktvm.com, find her on Facebook and follow her on Twitter.

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Bozeman area family loses home in fire

A family of five is homeless following an early morning fire in the Trail Creek Road area east of Bozeman.

Bozeman Public Library gets ready to expand services

Bozeman Public Library gets ready to expand services

Officials with the Bozeman Public Library geared up for a fundraiser that would help them reach people that might not be able to come to them.

Bozeman, Gallatin County study new justice center options

Bozeman, Gallatin County study new justice center options

Bozeman City Commissioners and city leaders are looking at ways to fix overcrowding problems in the Law and Justice Center.

Train vs Truck Three Forks

Train plows through semi in Gallatin Co.

A truck driver is lucky to be alive after a train barreled through a semi and ripped it in half Friday afternoon.

Lawyer of former Bozeman hotel worker suing for tip shortage speaks out

Former Bozeman hotel worker's attorney explains lawsuit

A former Bozeman hotel employee is suing over claims she and other employees got cut short on their tips because the company pocketed them. Now, the lawyer representing the woman is speaking out about the lawsuit.

Fire destroys Sportsman's Lodge in Ennis

Cause of Sportsman's Lodge fire in Ennis released

The state fire marshal has released the cause of a fire that ripped through an historic lodge in Ennis in January.

Lawyer of former Bozeman hotel worker suing for tip shortage speaks out

Former Bozeman hotel worker sues for tip shortage

A former Bozeman hotel employee is suing over claims she and other employees got cut short on their tips because the company pocketed them.

Bozeman police and fire chief application deadline approaching

Bozeman police, fire chief application deadline approaching

It seems like 2015 could be the year of retirements in Bozeman.

Skiers, Snowboarders hit slopes despite warm temperatures

Skiers, snowboarders hit slopes despite warm temperatures

Monday's snow didn't stick around long in the Bozeman area. The temps warmed right back up, meaning much of it melted the following day.

Bozeman residents take polar plunge for Special Olympics Montana

Bozeman residents take polar plunge for Special Olympics Montana

On Monday, cold temperatures didn't stop people from taking part in the 14th Annual Presidents' Day Plunge at the Gallatin Regional Park, but the plunge happened a little different then past years.

Fruit bouquets flying off shelves at Bozeman Edible Arrangements store

Fruit bouquets flying off shelves at Bozeman Edible Arrangements store

They've only been open for four weeks, but at the new Bozeman Edible Arrangements store, workers said they've been slammed with last minute Valentine's Day orders.

Underaged drinking bill heard in House Judiciary Committee

Underaged drinking bill heard in House Judiciary Committee

In Helena on Friday, a bill that would change the guidelines for underage drinking was presented.

Construction to new medical office at Bozeman Deaconess in the works

Construction on new medical office at Bozeman Deaconess underway

Recent nice weather made it easy for construction crews to work on projects normally on hold all winter long.

Warrant for arrest issued for alleged Briggs accomplice

Arrest warrant issued for alleged Briggs accomplice

Gallatin County prosecutors want a woman accused of helping attempted rape suspect and escapee Kevin Briggs put back in jail.

Former Lone Peak coach denies contacting alleged victims

Former Lone Peak coach denies contacting alleged victims

A former Lone Peak High School coach accused of raping two students told a judge on Wednesday he didn't try to call one of the alleged victims a dozen times on the phone.