John Twiggs

Adjunct Instructor

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Adjunct Professor John Twiggs began teaching at the University of Montana in 1994 and joined Montana PBS in 1996. Twiggs is currently the television producer at Montana PBS and prior to was a sports reporter/anchor for eight years throughout Indiana, Montana and New Mexico.  

Twiggs graduated from Eastern New Mexico University with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast communications and earned his master’s degree in journalism from the University of Montana.  

His expertise lies in producing a variety of television programs from historical documentaries to political programs and children’s education shows. Which involves research, writing, photography, editing and post-production to get the program distributed to the public. The programs have earned national awards such as CINE Golden Eagle, Parents Choice Foundation and also received six regional Emmy awards.

Twiggs is also an active volunteer through the Missoula Kiwanis Club and volunteer at Camp Make-A-Dream.