Brian Kahn hosts the award-winning public radio program, Home Ground. He is a recipient of the 2009 Montana Governor’s Award for the Humanities. An author and lawyer, his background includes work as Montana ranch hand, Cal Berkeley boxing coach, politician, Director of the Montana Nature Conservancy, and documentary filmmaker.
Brian’s writings on conservation and politics have been published by The Los Angeles Times, McClatchy Syndicate, Moscow News, Field & Stream, Fly Fisherman, Northern Lights, The Nation, and others. In 2007, Brian provided typing and editorial services to his Labrador Retriever, Tess of Helena, on her book, Training People: How to Bring out the Best in Your Human. (Chronicle Books, 2007). It has been highly praised by dogs and severely criticized by cats. His most recent book is Real Common Sense: Using Our Founding Values to Reclaim Our Nation for the 99% (Seven Stories Press, N.Y. 2011), will be released in paperback in June.
Brian and his wife, artist Sandra Dal Poggetto, live in Helena, Montana.