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Channel 2 Billings Montana News Live

KTVQ News LogoKTVQ News is an American news station that operates at Virtual CH 10 serves as a licensee of Billings, Montana. Q2 News is an E.W. Scripps-owned entity that operates as an affiliate partner of the CBS network. Also, KTVQ Billings belongs to Montana TV Network, a CBS station’s statewide network of Televisions. Watch KTVQ live on Charter Spectrum, satellite network, over-the-air through the transmitter, and at Q2 News Billings MT uses the brand name MTN News and catchphrase Montana’s News leader. Q2 News Live offers Billings MT News, KTVQ breaking news, Billings MT local news, Montana & National stories, Fire Watch, Crime Watch, Political coverage, The Rebound, and Montana AG Network.

Furthermore, get KTVQ weather, MTN Investigates, KTVQ sports, top videos, community transmission, KTVQ staff information, and Positively Montana. QTVQ weather includes live interactive weather radar, daily forecast, weather cameras, ski report, and hourly forecast. KTVQ’ community content consists of Brand Spotlight, A Waiting Child, Contests, and Health Watch. It also includes Lifestyle, Foodie Friday, Middle School of the Month, Locally Owned, Locally Loves and We’re Open. Not to mention the Gold & Go Pass, Montana Matters, Under the Big Sky, and Submit Anniversary or Birthday in the community coverage.

KRVQ Live Stream

Stay updated with all the latest news happenings from Billings including the KTVQ breaking news, KTVQ local stories, Billings MT News Today, KTVQ weather, KTVQ sports, KTVQ live stream, and more with the channel’s HD streaming service. The player below contains the play button, click on it and enjoy the non-stop and non-buffer streaming experience, anywhere, anytime. Take KRVQ everywhere you go, in your pocket. Access the live stream on a laptop, cellphone, tablet, and other streaming platforms.

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General FAQs

What channel is CBS in Billings MT?

CBS programming can be viewed by Bliings, Montana residents on Q2 News by tuning the station at channel number 2. The station hosts the news headlines, Billing MT News today, live sports, and community coverage personalized exclusively for the people of Billings.

Is KTVQ off the air today? What happened to KTVQ?

No, KTVQ is still airing on all its broadcasting platforms including the satellite, cable, transmitter, and over the digital platforms such as the official website and mobile app. When KTVQ 2 goes dark, it could be due to technical issues in its transmitter or studios. Another cause could be the disagreement between KTVQ 2 and local cable providers, but once the problem has been resolved, it resumes transmission.

What happened to Becky Hillier?

Becky Hillier Story

Becky Hillier was the main anchor at KTVQ who left the station in August 2011 and joined Rocky Mountain Hospice in the same month as a Regional Public Relations Director. Hiller left because she found a better opportunity. Becky joined KTVQ TV in August 2010. She once served the station before from September 2007 to April 2008 and then joined Rocky Mountain in April 2008. Hence, it was a back-and-forth situation for Becky Hillier. She is currently acting as Station Manager of the KULR-8 channel at Cowles Montana Media Company, which she joined in January 2020. Hillier is happy at her present job and has been doing perfectly fine there. Becky took the degree from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology and started her career at KNBN as a Main Host and Health Reporter in September 1996.

Who owns KTVQ?

KTVQ Billings works under the possession of E.W. Scripps Company. E.W. Scripp is a US TV broadcasting company that was established in 1878 by Edward Willis “E.W.” Scripps as a newspaper chain. The company’s headquarters are located in Cincinnati, Ohio at Scripps Center. The corporation works with a tagline Give Light and People Will Find Their Own Way.

KTVQ 2 News Team

Jay Kohn, Mitch Lagge, David Jay, Russ Resigner, Casey Conlon, Brandon Sullivan, Jeanelle Slade, and Andrea Lutz are the most prominent personalities at KTVQ staff. They are the most experienced ones in the area with qualified degrees. From KQTV local news to crime watch, political reports, MTN Investigates, Healthwatch, and lifestyle content, the Channel 2 Billings Montana team covers everything in the region. The team includes producers, Photographers, reporters, and anchors. KTVQ staff offers news from various sources including Associated Press and CBS News. Both of these sources provide national and international news to the channel for the local newscast content.

Andrea Lutz: Chief Investigative Reporter at KTVQ News

Andrea LutzAndrea Lutz is a news personality at Q2 News Billings MT who started working for the channel in August 2018. Later, after one year, Lutz became a Chief Investigative Reporter in the station in Sep 2019. Andrea took her education from the University of Montana in 2006 in Broadcast Journalism. She was born and brought up in Kalispell, and collected a news experience of more than 10 years. Lutz stepped into a broadcasting career at KAJ News as a Bureau Chief in Kalispell. Later, she transferred to KPAX News in 2008. When working at Missoula, Lutz had a meeting with then-President Barack Obama, who was there for his 2008 campaign.

Andrea claimed an award for breaking Montana Broadcaster for her work on the Smurfit Stone Container plant in Frenchtown. In 2011, Andrea shifted to Southern Idaho and joined KTVB, an NBC affiliate network, where she hosted and reported the station’s Saturday Morning News. While serving them, Andrea conducted a thorough investigation into the prescription drug abuse pandemic in Idaho. Moreover, she also did in-depth research on the Orchard Combat Training Center, which is the Idaho desert’s advanced military training facility.

In 2015, Lutz returned to Montana and acted as News Director for Fox/ABC affiliate partners in the Western Montana region. She oversaw news operations in Kalispell, Bozeman, Butten, and Missoula markets. Andrea was, lately, the state’s anchor of MTN 9’o clock, which telecasts on CW Montana. Andrea loves Montana and you can see her exploring Montana during her weekends.

CBS Billings MT Weather Team

Weather is an important part of any channel and KTVQ 2 News understands that. Therefore, the channel features a hardworking team of meteorologists who give their 100 percent to the public, no matter what the situation is. Though their weather team only includes two members (Miller Robson, Ed McIntosh), they never compromise on quality. Together, both of them deliver the most accurate information extracted from Q2 News Montana radar and other state-of-the-art equipment. They are the experts and you can rely on them.

Miller Robson: Weather Anchor at KTVQ Weather

Miller RobsonMiller Robson started working for KTVQ News in December 2020 after leaving the heat and humidity in Columbus’s down southMiller took a start from a radio channel WKCN 99.3 FM, where he was popular as Miller in the Morning. Robson spent 14 great years serving the radio network before finally upgrading his resume to Television Network. Miller helped to introduce a morning news show called WLTZ News Today in 2012 and started serving as a co-host and weather forecaster of the program. After getting his degree in Meteorology from Mississippi State University, Miller Robson became a Chief Meteorologist at WLTZ News. If you are a person who loves reality TV, you might witness Robson on the hit reality program America’s Next Weatherman, a Funny or Die show. Miller was one of the 12 participants in the program that featured in the entire country in August 2015 on TBS.

You will be surprised to know that Miller Robson was once a professional wrestler too. His wrestling spirit, however, didn’t die yet as he still does his proper workout and stays fit. Robson’s hobbies include outdoor activities, reading books/novels, and watching baseball/football. Miller has knot ties with a beautiful wife Suzi, and together they are raising three lovely daughters i.e. Taylor, Annabelle, and Mikayla. Having a part of the Montana community was his dream and he finally caught up to this. Miller loves Montana and likes to explore different adventures here.

KTVQ Billings Mobile Apps

Smartphone has become a basic need to every person. People don’t like to stick to Television anymore. They prefer things in an easier way and Q2 News Billing MT understands that. Hence, KTVQ Billings MT introduces a digital version of its newscast in the shape of a mobile app. If you have missed your regular newscast, don’t worry. You can always rely on the station’s exclusive mobile app for news reporting and another exciting app for weather updates. Let’s have a look at those.

KTVQ News Live Coverage Studio
Live Coverage Studio KTVQ News | Courtesy: official website

KTVQ Billings MT News App

KTVQ News app offers local, national, international, and community news transmission that contains the latest Billings MT local News, KTVQ breaking news, Billings MT News Now, KTTVQ Sports, KTVQ weather, and Q2 news live anywhere, anytime. Moreover, users can also get notifications for breaking news throughout the day. After opening the KTVQ news app, you will get almost everything on your home screen, everything that matters to you, and everything that is important for you and your family.

The app features an easy-to-understand layout and simple navigation, through which users can easily browse. With a single tap, get your news, KTVQ live stream, and weather.

Most exciting features of the app:

  • Notification service for breaking news and top stories
  • Q2 news live streaming service
  • User-friendly weather segment with daily and hourly weather forecast
  • Easy and fast to use
  • A premium service for an ad-free experience. Users can pay a small fee of $1.99 per month or $10.99 per year for both mobile phones and tablets.

KTVQ Weather App

Weather can not be ignored by the KTVQ News Billings Montana. So, they introduce a user-friendly weather app Q2 STORMTracker Weather App exclusively for weather lovers. You can get all the weather-related content there including the current weather conditions, hourly forecast, daily forecasts, live interactive radar, and more. Meanwhile, if the weather gets worse in the area, you need to know the minute-by-minute update about the situation. At that time you can only rely on the KTVQ Billings weather app as it not only delivers the current weather conditions but also offers severe weather alerts.

Channel 2 Billings Montana Popular Shows

KTVQ News Billings offers different shows ranging from popular news programs to exciting TV series. Here is the list of all those shows airing through Monday to Sunday on KTVQ News. Watch NCIS: New Orleans, CBS Overnight News, The Price is Right, and other mentioned programs on the digital platforms including Roku and Amazon Prime.

NCIS: News Orleans Bull The Law of the Jungle Bob Hearts Abishola The Cheerleader Leader The Neighborhood
The Late Late Show With James Corden Montana This Morning CBS Overnight News The Late Show With Stephen Colbert
CBS Morning News The Price Is Right The Young and the Restless Let’s Make a Deal
The Noon News The Drew Barrymore Show The Bold and the Beautiful The Talk
Dr. Phil Triplet Sisters or Boyfriend: Who Will Lindsay Choose? Jeopardy! CBS Evening News The 5:30 News
Wheel of Fortune Fabulous Food FBI Liar’s Poker FBI: Most Wanted Obstruction NCIS Sturgeon Season
The 10:00 News S.W.A.T. Memento Mori Mom Young Sheldon Graduation
United States of Al Car/ Motar B Positive Phantom Limb Blue Bloods Triumph Over Trauma Comics Unleashed
Magnum P.I. Easy Money Raw Travel A Friend Indeed Comedy.TV The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation
Hope in the Wild Our Sacred Honor: An American Salute All in With Laila Ali Pet Vet Dream Team

About KTVQ News

KTVQ News first hit the air on 9 November 1953 with the calls KOOK TV. It was the second TV channel to hit the air in Montana Market, the first one to start services in the town was KXLF News as Butte. The original owner of the station was Montana Broadcasting. Initially, the channel conveyed telecasts from all the four major networks in the United States NBC, ABC, CBS, and DuMont Television Network. Though, the channel was a primarily affiliate partner of CS. The channel transformed its calls to KTVQ in September 1972.

Currently, KTVQ News broadcasts as a primary affiliate of CBS and secondary affiliate of Grit and CW+. Moreover, CBS Billings MT works under the ownership of E.W. Scrupps Company with the tagline Montana’s News Leader. You can follow the channel on social media platforms including KTVQ Facebook.

Tel: 406-252-5611
Tower Location: Sacrifice Cliff southeast of downtown
Brand Name: Q2

Coverage Map

KTVQ News Coverage Map
KTVQ News Coverage Map | Source:
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Trevelyan Cosmo
Trevelyan Cosmo
A professional writer since 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Trevelyan Cosmo ran the creative writing department for the major News Channels until 2019. He then worked as a Senior content writer with, including national newspapers, magazines, and online work. He specializes in economics and broadcasting communications.

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