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October 07, 2013

MISSOULA – Custom doors, cheese, rifles, spirits and chocolates are the subject of a University of Montana student-produced television program that features Montana businesses. “Business: Made in Montana” celebrates 20 years on the air with profiles of companies that create products in Big Sky Country and do business around the state, the country and the world.100113minm

“Business: Made In Montana” will air at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, and will repeat at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, on MontanaPBS.

This episode introduces Montana-based businesses including Montana Passage Company in Manhattan, Lifeline Farms in Victor, Snowy Mountain Rifle Company in Missoula, Montgomery Distillery in Missoula and the Montana Chocolate Company in Stevensville. Senior journalism student Mackenzie Lee hosts the program.

UM School of Journalism and Department of Radio-TV students produced the anniversary program during spring semester 2013. In 20 years, more than 180 businesses have been featured on the program.

MontanaPBS is comprised of KUFM-TV in Missoula and KUSM-TV in Bozeman and is a service of the University of Montana and Montana State University.

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Photo cutline: UM journalism senior Mackenzie Lee hosts “Business: Made in Montana”

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Contact: Ray Ekness, professor, UM Department of Radio/TV, 406-243-4088, ray.ekness@umontana.edu.