Scott Zoltan

KECI Reporter

POSTED: 12:45 PM Jun 13 2012   UPDATED: 9:04 AM Mar 04 2015
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Scott Zoltan became a reporter for NBC Montana in August 2011. He got his first taste of journalism at an early age, writing articles for his hometown newspaper in San Diego. When he arrived at the University of Oregon, he made the transition from print to broadcast and graduated with a B.A. in Journalism: Electronic Media. In his time at school, Scott reported for a student newscast and served as Multimedia Editor for the school's newspaper.

In Summer 2010 he ventured eastward for an internship at a PBS affiliate in Albany, New York. He worked for New York Now, a weekly statewide public affairs program. Scott divided his time between the studio and the Capitol, covering the primary elections and the summer budget crisis.

Upon graduating, Scott worked for an online environmental news start-up in Eugene, Oregon, before making his way to beautiful Montana.

He's excited to be reporting for NBC Montana. When he's not reporting the news, Scott likes to read, hike and hit the slopes.

Please email Scott with any questions, comments or story ideas.

Scott Zoltan's Latest Stories


Dean Smith's will gives $200 to each of his former players

The late North Carolina basketball coach Dean Smith said thank you to all of his former players one last time in his will.

About 180 former Tar Heels will get $200 checks from the accountant who administers his trust. The checks contain the notation "...


French crash investigator speaks bluntly

Marseille prosecutor Brice Robin is not one to mince words.

On Tuesday, he helicoptered over the site where Germanwings Flight 9525 had crashed into the French Alps earlier in the day, killing all 150 people aboard. The plane, he said, had been "ripp...

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DOJ targets racism in police forces

New reports about four police officers in Fort Lauderdale exchanging racially offensive text messages and a video that showed President Barack Obama with gold teeth could prove to be the latest test for how the Justice Department polices the nation's...

Kids in Vietnam statue

Photo of kids on Vietnam memorial angers many

Kids, being kids, like to climb on things. More often than not, that's OK.

But when the thing in question is a war memorial?

That's the question burning up online parenting groups and in family rooms after an amateur photographer snapped a picture of t...

King Richard III of England

The coffin containing the remains of King Richard III is carried on a procession for interrment at Leicester Cathedral on March 22, 2015 in Leicester, England. The skeleton of King Richard III was discovered in 2012 in the foundations of Greyfriars Church, Leicester, 500 years after he was killed in the Battle of Bosworth Field.

The King found in a parking lot has been reburied

Richard III, the King found in a car parking lot, has been reburied in a solemn but celebratory service, 530 years after his death in battle.

The remains of the medieval monarch were sensationally rediscovered beneath a parking lot.

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Senior BLM official convicted in Montana of fraud, theft

A senior official in the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has been convicted of covering up for an employee who left his post for a job in Montana but kept drawing a federal salary.


N. Korea claims it arrested 2 S. Korean spies

North Korea has arrested what it claims are two spies who worked for South Korea's intelligence service, a North Korean official said Thursday on condition of anonymity.

The men, identified as Kim Kook Kie and Choi Chun Kil, are accused of committing ...


Terry Nichols Fast Facts

Here is a look at the life of convicted Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols.

Personal: Birth date: April 1, 1955

Birth place: Lapeer County, Michigan

Birth name: Terry Lynn Nichols

Father: Robert Nichols, farmer

Mother: Joyce Nichols


Jarred Cosart, Miami Marlins pitcher

Marlins, SP Cosart cooperate with MLB probe

Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jarred Cosart said he is cooperating fully with MLB's investigation into his alleged gambling activity.

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Cops: Suspect left behind credit card used to jimmy open doors

He might have wanted to steal some gas, according to police, but at least he wasn't accused of identity fraud.


Credit card of the future could stop fraud

As banks seek to reduce fraud, one credit card maker has a prototype with a constantly-changing code on the back.

This week, CNNMoney received an early model from the French company Oberthur Technologies. Expect it in 2017 if it catches on with major ...


Homeless take tour of Vatican

The Vatican City is accustomed to welcoming millions of visitors to its grounds each year, but Thursday a very special tour group got a look inside.

Approximately 150 homeless people were divided into three groups and ushered through the Petriano ent...


RHP Archer will open season for Rays

Right-hander Chris Archer will replace the injured Alex Cobb as the Tampa Bay Rays' Opening Day starter. Archer will start April 6 against the Baltimore Orioles at Tropicana Field. Archer, 26, becomes the 11th Opening Day starter in the Ray...


Hernandez trial paused after bomb threat

A season full of optimism and expectations for the Seattle Mariners is less than two weeks from getting underway. The Mariners far outperformed projections last season with an 87-75 record, falling just one game short of breaking a franchis...


Tom DeLay Fast Facts

Here's a look at the life of former Texas Congressman Tom DeLay.

Personal: Birth date: April 8, 1947

Birth place: Laredo, Texas

Birth name: Thomas Dale DeLay

Father: Charles Ray DeLay

Mother: Maxine (Wimbish) DeLay

Marriage: Christine (Furrh) DeLay (196...