The Most Powerful Voice In The West
Northern News Network Director
Denise Smith has a mixture of life experiences and education that gives her awareness of how to assist in making her hometown of Billings a great place to live. She is the youngest of seven and worked at the Cenex Refinery during the summers to pay for her Journalism Degree from the University of Montana. Having worked at KULR-8 in Billings, KCFW in Kalispell and started her own company Illusion Video Productions, Denise brings a wide range of talent to the Northern News Network.
Northern News Network Anchor
Brian Bennett brings over 50 years of broadcast experience to the Northern News Network. As network News Anchor, Brian produces eight daily newscasts covering Montana’s biggest headlines and issues impacting the state.
Brian graduated Brown Institute of Broadcasting in Minneapolis, and has become a legendary voice in broadcasting. From KFYR Bismarck, KGHL Billings, KBUL Billings, KBOZ Bozeman… to the Northern News Network, Brian has been heard across Montana and North Dakota for over 50 years and counting.