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KXLF News Team

Dom Tibbetts – Sports Reporter

Dom Tibbetts is the newest member of the Montana Sports team. He graduated from Ithaca College’s Roy H. Park School of Communications in May and

Brooke Leonard – Sports anchor, reporter

Brooke Leonard is our newest member of the Montana sports team at KBZK as a reporter. She is a recent graduate of Virginia Tech and is very excited to live in Big Sky Country! She has a passion for people and can’t wait to tell the stories of Montana sports. In her free time she likes to spend time outside and teach cycling around the area. If you have any story ideas please do not hesitate to talk to Brooke when you see her out!  You can reach Brooke at bleonard@kbzk.com

Mederios Babb – Reporter

Mederios Babb was born in raised in Butte, America before pursuing Journalism at the University of Montana. She graduated in December from UM with a B.A. in Journalism and a Minor in Business Administration before joining the KBZK/KXLF team in March 2018. 

Kevin Stanfield – News Director, Evening Anchor

Kevin Stanfield brings more than 30 years of broadcasting experience to KBZK and KXLF. Originally from Salt Lake City, Utah, Kevin has also worked as a news anchor in Nevada, Idaho, Colorado and North Dakota.  

Kaitlin Corbett – Anchor/Reporter

Kaitlin joined MTN in July 2017 after spending her whole life in Massachusetts. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst with a journalism degree, and a concentration in sports, before coming to Montana for the first time in July. 

Nick Petraccione – Sports Director

Nick Petraccione joined KBZK and KXLF as a sports anchor and reporter in June 2017. He was born and raised in New York and graduated from Syracuse University. Before coming to Montana, he had never been west of Buffalo, N.Y., but he has loved all that Big Sky Country has offered him

John Emeigh – Reporter

John Emeigh joined the KXLF news team in September 2013 after spending more than 15 years in the newspaper business working as a reporter. An awarding-winning journalist, John has worked for newspapers in the South and throughout the Midwest, covering everything from crime to politics.

Mike Heard – Chief Meteorologist

Mike is a Butte native and attended Butte Central High School and Montana Tech. Mike completed the Mississippi State Broadcast Meteorology program in 2002 and has been a member of the National Weather Association since 1999 and holds an NWA Seal of Approval.

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Horseshoe Fire 2018

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