Augusta McDonnell


Morning Anchor

Augusta grew up in Townsend, Montana and is excited to be returning to her home state to anchor Montana This Morning and report for KTVQ.

She completed her BA in journalism at the University of Montana before starting her broadcast career at KPAX news in Missoula, also a part of the Montana Television Network.

Augusta is moving to Billings from Oklahoma City where she most recently worked as an education and political reporter covering the Capitol in Oklahoma City.

She was a part of the team at KPAX news that was awarded an E.B. Craney award for breaking news coverage of the Roaring Lion Fire by the Montana Association of Broadcasters. Augusta was also a member of University of Montana School of Journalism’s ‘The Meth Effect’ project highlighting the impacts of methamphetamine in Montana that was awarded a Society of Professional Journalists award.

Augusta also studied journalism, theology, Middle Eastern civilizations, and psychology at Biola University in La Mirada, CA.

If you see her around, be sure to say hello and reach out with any news tips or story ideas at

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