Steve Fetveit

Steve Fetveit

Familiar to thousands of Montana television viewers, Steve Fetveit has enjoyed a long and varied career in Montana broadcasting.

In 2006, Steve was honored by the "Greater Montana Foundation" and the "Montana Broadcasters Association" as Montana's "Television On-Air Broadcasters of the Year". In 2009, the Bonten Media Group awarded Steve a Bonnie Award as the company’s “News Talent of the Year” for 2009.

A graduate of Montana State University, Steve began his career 1972 at what was then Western Broadcasting's KCFW-TV in Kalispell. Through the years, Steve’s career path that took him to KULR-TV in Billings, KECI-TV in Missoula and KOBI-TV in Medford, Oregon. Steve returned to KCFW-TV, Kalispell in 1987 as Station Manager and later became the Local/Regional Sales Manager for the Eagle Communications stations in Missoula, Kalispell, Butte and Bozeman.

Steve has never ventured far from "the buzz" of the newsroom. In September, 2005, he rejoined the NBC Montana team to help provide Montana television viewers with nothing less than the finest television news product available in Montana.

Steve served on the Board of Directors for the Montana Broadcaster's Association including a year as the Board's President. His commitment to the MBA is a source of pride as the organization strives to maintain a strong professional broadcast community for the benefit of Montana viewers and listeners.

Steve and his wife Samantha have six adult children and six grandchildren.

Please email Steve with any questions, comments or story ideas, or find him on Facebook.

Latest Stories

  • Rob Quist joins list of candidates interested in Zinke's House seat
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    Steve Fetveit

    Rob Quist joins list of candidates interested in Zinke's House seat

    Add another name to the list of political hopefuls who want a shot a replacing Montana's U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke.

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  • North Dakota law enforcement frustrated with Obama administration
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    North Dakota law enforcement frustrated with Obama administration

    A light breeze blows across the snow covered plains of southern North Dakota today. Sunny skies belie a deadly chill that pegs the “feels like” temperature at minus 3 degrees. Along the southern bank of the Cannonball River, south of Mandan, protesters wage a war of civil disobedience against the Dakota Access Pipe Line.

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  • Federal prosecutors file fraud charges against Billings contractor
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    Federal prosecutors file fraud charges against Billings contractor

    A Billings contractor is facing criminal charges for defrauding the federal government. The indictment is connected to an $11.6 million project to rebuild a tribal health services clinic on the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation, south of Havre.

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  • Zinke sees solutions to VA health care in local control
    Steve Fetveit

    Zinke sees solutions to VA health care in local control

    In a hallway interview we asked Rep. Ryan Zinke about continuing problems with VA health care. Zinke told us veterans organizations are fearful that proposed changes to the troubled Veterans Choice program will siphon funds from programs that already work.

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  • Former detention officer sues Missoula Co.
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    Steve Fetveit

    Former detention officer sues Missoula Co.

    A former detention officer is suing Missoula county, a sheriff's captain and a court clerk for violating her constitutional rights.

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  • Permanent administrator appointed for Montana VA
    Steve Fetveit

    Permanent administrator appointed for Montana VA

    NBC Montana has learned that Dr. Kathy Berger, the interim administrator, will take the job on a permanent basis. Berger was handed the interim position after her predecessor John Ginnity resigned. Since then, Berger was tasked with shoring up a system plagued with complaints.

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  • Missoula's gun ordinance headed for legal opinion
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    Steve Fetveit

    Missoula's gun ordinance headed for legal opinion

    A controversial Missoula gun ordinance is headed to Montana's Attorney General for a legal opinion. The Speaker of the legislature's House of Representatives says he needs an opinion because the Missoula ordinance will likely come before the 2017 legislative session.

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  • Fact checking the second presidential debate
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    Steve Fetveit

    Fact checking the second presidential debate

    Sunday night's second presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump had the fact checkers up all night, investigating a laundry list of facts and falsehoods from both candidates.

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  • Trial delayed in fraud, money laundering case
    Steve Fetveit

    Trial delayed in fraud, money laundering case

    A former Missoula businessman, accused of 122 counts of fraud and money laundering connected to the bankruptcy of Vann’s Audio, Video & Appliance, won’t stand trial October 11th. Responding to a request from attorneys, federal Judge Dana Christensen rescheduled the trial for George Manlove, saying he recognizes that failing to do that “could deny counsel the time necessary for effective preparation, and could result in a miscarriage of justice.”

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  • Bus driver shortage leaves Bozeman middle school students stranded
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    Bus driver shortage leaves Bozeman middle school students stranded

    Families of 300 Bozeman middle school students are scrambling for rides after the school district announced the suspension of four bus routes, effective Tuesday. According to school Superintendent Robert Watson, the suspended bus routes serve Sacajawea Middle School and Chief Joseph Middle School.

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