Associate News Producer Overview

Company Overview:
Northern News Network is a family-owned radio network which provides news and programming to 61
radio stations across Montana.
Popular shows include “Montana News” with Brian Bennett 9 times a day, “Voices of Montana” Statewide
Talk Show with Tom Schultz, weather with Ed McIntosh and a variety of other sports and entertainment
programming. Our listeners know that if something happens across the state, they will hear about it first
from the Northern News Network.

Overall Objective for Reporter Position
Work with the news team to provide our listeners and affiliates timely and valuable information to a
statewide audience.

Essential Functions:
• Conduct research and interviews, attend press and public events, and generate leads on news
stories of value to our audience and affiliates
• Produce audio and written news content for broadcast, podcast, website, and social media
distribution
• Serve as the Voices of Montana Studio Producer, with duties to include scheduling, research, board
operation, call-screener, and assisting live show as needed
• Promote News Network programs across social media platforms, affiliates, and stakeholder
organizations
• Participate in public events to promote Northern Broadcasting System, Inc.
• Foster professional relationships with newsmakers and news sources connected to Montana
• Maintain a high standard of journalistic ethics and integrity

Qualifications:
• Broadcast and/or journalism training or experience required; Journalism Degree desired
• Possessing overall knowledge of the economic, political, social, and geographic distinctiveness of
Montana, while maintaining a genuine commitment to the state’s well-being
• Proficient in Adobe Audition and Photoshop, Word, Excel, Outlook, WordPress, and Social Media
Platforms; training on some platforms can be made available

Additional:
• Opportunity for career development based on individual’s commitment and abilities, potential for
advancement to daily news anchor fill-in, afternoon and weekend news anchor, Voices of Montana
fill-in host, and other on-air opportunities
• Periodic travel as necessary
• Workplace is located at Company Headquarters at 600 1st Ave. North in Billings, MT

To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to Tom Schultz at tschultz@northernbroadcasting.com