Montana Free Press is an independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization dedicated to explaining the politics, policy, economy and diversity of the country’s fourth-largest state. We are committed to producing in-depth original and collaborative journalism across multiple platforms. We are data-driven and reader-focused. We distribute our work to more than 60 media partners across the region, on our website, and via our daily email newsletter. 

Open positions

Why work at Montana Free Press:

You get to join a talented team of journalism and nonprofit professionals committed to producing in-depth public service journalism that creates positive change and helps move society toward justice and equity. 

Every team member plays a significant role in determining our direction and immediate and long-term success. We have the financial backing of smart, politically diverse members, funders and foundations who strongly believe in and support our work. Plus, we offer:

  • Competitive salaries; 
  • Generous benefits package, including health insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement savings plan, holiday, sick and vacation leave;
  • Flexible work hours.

Montana Free Press is committed to diversity and encourages members of underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ+ people, and differently-abled people.

Think you’ve got what it takes? Please email your résumé and cover letter to and put the job title in the subject line.