Dennis Carlson has been reporting in Helena for four years. He covers the Cops and Courts beat and anchors the KTVH 5:00 o’clock show, Monday through Friday.

Before that, he spent the past 30 years living and working in Bozeman.

For most of his career, Dennis has worked in broadcasting, including KBOZ Radio and for the Montana Television Network as Reporter, Anchor and News Director.

Dennis has also worked as an elections clerk for Gallatin County, a field representative for U.S. Senator Conrad Burns and Government Affairs Director for the Gallatin Association of REALTORS®.

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Dennis lives in the Helena area with his fiance’ Laura and her two children.

Dennis is a cancer survivor and a Type 2 Diabetic. His hobbies include training for and competing in sprint triathlons.


  1. Hey Dennis.
    Was looking for an update on Dan Troupe. The guy who assulted two police officers in early January.
    It’s big news for locals in Helena. Wondering about court dates ect.