The SDPB Black Hills Studio serves as a reporting and storytelling production center for original media content created in the Black Hills. It also serves as a public gathering space for public discussions, program tapings, premieres, and other events.

The Black Hills are rich in South Dakota culture and history. SDPB’s Black Hills Studio is uniquely positioned to gather the facts and tell the stories of the region, while also expanding community and audience engagement in Rapid City and beyond. The station allows broadcasts of SDPB’s statewide programs from Rapid City and will also support smaller-scale live and pre-recorded television programming and digital-first productions for SDPB.org.

SDPB’s Black Hills Studio is located in the historic Parts Central Building, 415 Main Street in downtown Rapid City, (one-half block East of 5th). 

If you are interested in supporting SDPB’s work in the Black Hills Studio click here to make your commitment today!

SDPB • 415 Main Street • Rapid City, SD 57701

Black Hill Bureau Happenings

Hell Canyon Flaunts Flower Power

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May flowers abound amid the boneyard left behind by the Jasper fire.

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Where Do We Go from Here?

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SDPB discussion series addresses the Middle East & Rapid City.

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SDPB Wins 11 Edward R. Murrow Awards

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Coverage of shifting populations, drought, women’s march, sports and more recognized.

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Free, family-friendly preview screenings of the latest production of Little Women from Masterpiece.

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Where Do We Go from Here?

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SDPB’s Discussion Series Aimed at Discovering Community Solutions

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Planning for the Future : Rapid City & the Black Hills in 20 Years

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Join SDPB's "Where Do We Go from Here?" discussion series at the Black Hills Bureau.

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Black Hills Bureau

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SDPB thanks the following donors to the Black Hills Studio Project

$25,000 - $50,000  

Black Hills Surgical Hospital
Tim Dougherty and Karen Schreier
Ashok and Kaushalya Kumar
South Dakota Community Foundation

$10,000 - $24,999 

Marloe and Reuben Bareis
Patricia Fish
Carolyn and Peter Mazzella
Chuck and Kathleen Riter
John T. Vucurevich Foundation

$5,000 - $9,999

John and Yvonne Adrion
Black Hills Area Community Foundation
David and Mary Boyer
Barb and Harry Christianson
Golden West Communications
Doyle Estes and Kathryn Johnson
Tom Graslie and Carol Zielike
Karen and Richard Latuchie
Liz and Mike Manning
Linda and Robert Meyer
Dan and Janelle Toman

$2,500 - $4,999

Black Hills Federal Credit Union
John and Anne Barlow
Bill Casper
Cindy and Craig Christianson
Kathy and Mike DeMersseman
Dream Design International
Leo and Kara Flynn
Gunderson, Palmer, Nelson & Ashmore, LLC
Judy and Stephan Haas
Tom and Maxine Harsch
William J. Howard
Brad and Carol Johnson
Janet M. Kahler
L.B. Lane Family Foundation 
Ketel Thorstenson, LLP
Kitty Kinsman and Steve Zellmer
Andy and Barb Knight
Janice and Roger Knutsen
Dan and Tracy Leikvold
Jeanne and Tom Manzer
Karen and Sam Mortimer 
Karen N. Miller
​​Tom Pagel
Catherine Polley
Deanne and Glen Reaser
Erwin and Joan Reimann
Reptile Gardens
Karen and Rand Schleusener
Leonard Wormstadt Memorial

Click here to make a gift !

Or contact:
Carol Johnson, West River Major Giving & Donor Engagement Officer
carol.johnson@sdpb.org / 605-880-5094

Michele, Slott, West River Director of Corporate Development
michele.slott@sdpb.org / 605-394-6994