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Meet Our Team

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  • Becky Hillier

    Becky Hillier

    Becky was born and raised in the booming metropolis of Miles City, Montana! It's also where she met the nice man who would eventually become her husband.

    Becky was born and raised in the booming metropolis of Miles City, Montana! It's also where she met the nice man who would eventually become her husband.

  • Greg LaMotte

    Greg LaMotte

    Greg LaMotte comes to KULR-8 from Cairo, Egypt, where he worked as the bureau chief and Middle East regional news correspondent for Voice of America radio and television. During that time, Greg spent most of his time covering news events in Iraq following the fall of Baghdad to U.S. led troops.

    Greg LaMotte comes to KULR-8 from Cairo, Egypt, where he worked as the bureau chief and Middle East regional news correspondent for Voice of America radio and television. During that time, Greg spent most of his time covering news events in Iraq following the fall of Baghdad to U.S. led troops.

  • Briana Monte

    Briana Monte

    Briana joined the KULR-8 News team as a reporter in March 2017. 

    Briana joined the KULR-8 News team as a reporter in March 2017. 

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  • Ken McGrath

    Ken McGrath

    Ken McGrath, an Alabama native, joined the Wake Up Montana team in July 2017. Ken has over a decade of management experience in television – both on-air and online.

    Ken McGrath, an Alabama native, joined the Wake Up Montana team in July 2017. Ken has over a decade of management experience in television – both on-air and online.

  • Dave Cochran

    Dave Cochran

    You can find Dave Cochran delivering the latest weather forecast weekday mornings on Wake Up Montana. When he's not covering the weather forecast, he's enjoying it, by air, sea, and bicycle.

    You can find Dave Cochran delivering the latest weather forecast weekday mornings on Wake Up Montana. When he's not covering the weather forecast, he's enjoying it, by air, sea, and bicycle.

  • Mary Jane Belleza

    Mary Jane Belleza

    Mary Jane Belleza comes from sunny Las Vegas, Nevada. She joined the team in August 2017.

    Mary Jane Belleza comes from sunny Las Vegas, Nevada. She joined the team in August 2017.

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  • Tracy Smith

    Tracy Smith

    Tracy Smith is the weekday evening meteorologist for KULR-8. Tracy's love for weather was sparked in the sixth grade when she wrote and presented a report on clouds to her class.

    Tracy Smith is the weekday evening meteorologist for KULR-8. Tracy's love for weather was sparked in the sixth grade when she wrote and presented a report on clouds to her class.

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  • Chris Byers

    Chris Byers

    Chris has been the Sports Director at KULR-8 for over 30 years and anchors the 5:30 and 10:00 p.m. sportscasts Monday through Friday. Chris is also part of the broader SWX sports team that presents SWX Tonight at 10:30 P.M. Monday through Friday on SWX.

    Chris has been the Sports Director at KULR-8 for over 30 years and anchors the 5:30 and 10:00 p.m. sportscasts Monday through Friday. Chris is also part of the broader SWX sports team that presents SWX Tonight at 10:30 P.M. Monday through Friday on SWX.

  • Jake Jones

    Jake Jones

    Jake joins the KULR-8 sports team as the weekend sports anchor and weekday sports reporter, after spending two and a half years in the Treasure State as the Helena sports reporter for KFBB. 

    Jake joins the KULR-8 sports team as the weekend sports anchor and weekday sports reporter, after spending two and a half years in the Treasure State as the Helena sports reporter for KFBB. 

  • Lori Buhring

    Lori Buhring

    Lori Buhring comes to KULR-8 as a multimedia journalist and sports reporter. She spent nearly three years in Jackson, Mississippi as a news producer before coming to Billings.

    Lori Buhring comes to KULR-8 as a multimedia journalist and sports reporter. She spent nearly three years in Jackson, Mississippi as a news producer before coming to Billings.