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6 — PartnersCreative staff on the perfect podcast. Turn it up.


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In our final episode of “PartnersCreative's Favorite Podcasts,” Suzanne Elfstrom, director of media & public relations, shares just one podcast recommendation. She finds it all-consuming. “You Must Remember This” hosted by Karina Longworth (2014-present) — I discovered this podcast while decorating my office this spring. I have a piece of the…

5 — PartnersCreative staff on the perfect podcast. Turn it up.


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In Episode 5 of “PartnersCreative's Favorite Podcasts,” Shanti Johnson, assistant account manager and the newest member of our staff, riffs on her podcast playlist. “More Perfect” — Ever wonder about that elusive third branch of government, the U.S. Supreme Court? Probably not. But this podcast will change your thinking entirely. Each…

4 — PartnersCreative staff on the perfect podcast. Turn it up.


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Welcome to Episode 4 of “PartnersCreative's Favorite Podcasts.” Today Kristen Lothrop, our media department manager / senior media strategist, offers up two of her favorite podcasts. “Can Do: Lessons from Savvy Montana Entrepreneurs” — This podcast from Montana NPR is about why Montana leads the nation in entrepreneurship and business…

3 — PartnersCreative staff on the perfect podcast. Turn it up.


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In Episode 3 of “PartnersCreative's Favorite Podcasts,” Amber Bushnell, our senior graphic and motion designer, shares podcasts at the top of her list. “NPR Ted Radio Hour by Guy Raz” — The host, Guy Raz, selects one theme for each episode and interviews a few TED speakers who have talked…

2 — PartnersCreative staff on the perfect podcast. Turn it up.


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Welcome to Episode 2 of “PartnersCreative's Favorite Podcasts.” Joe Nickell, our PR strategist & content developer, is a wordsmith and knows a good story when he hears it. He finds these podcasts tell some very good tales. “Hidden Brain” — I have been known to binge on this podcast for entire weekend…

PartnersCreative staff on the perfect podcast. Turn it up.


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As an agency ripe with multitaskers used to working on multifaceted client projects, it should come as no surprise that just doing one thing at a time makes us feel like the ultimate slackers. That’s why we’re convinced that podcasting is a most-perfect form of after-work entertainment / enlightenment. How…

The secret to a successful internship? We asked the experts.



It’s that time of year again when college students leave the hallowed halls of academia and enter, albeit briefly, the rough-and-tumble professional world to which they someday aspire. It is, in other words, the season of the summer intern. PartnersCreative believes strongly in the power of the intern (learn about…

Our Nate Bender: Half man, half mountain goat (Part 2)



“These areas, like the Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness, allow you to discover so much about yourself.” Last week I sat down with Nate Bender, an assistant account executive at PartnersCreative, to discuss his background and his decision to tackle a monstrous Montana challenge. But what is the challenge really? And how is…

Our Nate Bender: Running up 27 Montana mountains should be fun (Part 1)


Nate Bender on family trek

“Anybody can go out in wilderness areas or other public lands and learn something new and surprising about themselves.” Imagine trekking 85 miles while climbing 27 peaks in Montana’s wild, public lands — not crossing a single road for days, bushwhacking down mountainsides without an established trail in sight, scrambling…

Youth learning from the young: Summer campers & the Montana Osprey Project


Montana History Center day camp kids help band Osprey chick

On July 25th the Montana Osprey Project wrapped up its onsite banding research for the year with the help of summer campers from the Montana Natural History Center. The Montana Osprey Project studies the ecology of these birds and whether the birds have been contaminated with heavy metals (from mining) in…