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Our Association was established in 1885 to promote the value of a free press, defend the First Amendment, defend public access to a free press, preserve the records of Montana journalism and provide professional development to our members. Values that we feel are shared by our Associate Members.

Our Current Associate Members

Name Contact Person website Member Since Level
AARP Montana Stacia Dahl www.aarpmedicaresupplement.com 2013 Bronze
Alberta Newsprint Sales Dan Furstenau www.albertanewsprint.com 1996 Silver
Associated Press Jim Clarke www.ap.org 1997 Bronze
Butte Weekly Linda Anderson [email protected] 2015 Bronze
Cribb & Associates, LLC John Cribb www.cribb.com 2013 Bronze
Inland Empire Paper Company Glenn Owens www.iepco.com 1986 Bronze
James Brown Law Office PLLC Laura Welker www.thunderdomelaw.com 2016 Bronze
John MacDonald Consulting LLC John MacDonald www.johnmacconsult.com 2015 Bronze
M.D.U. Resources Group, Inc. Laura Leuder www.mdu.com 1987 Silver
Montana Association of Counties Harold Blattie www.mtcounties.org 2013 Bronze
Montana Ducks Unlimited Barry W. Allen www.ducks.org/montana 2014 Bronze
Montana Historical Society Bruce Whittenberg, Denise King www.mhs.mt.gov 2014 Bronze
Montana State University-Billings Aaron Clingingsmith www.msubillings.edu 1990 Silver
MSU News Service Tracy Ellig, Director www.montana.edu 1987 Gold
NorthWestern Energy James “Butch” Larcombe www.northwesternenergy.com 2013 Bronze
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Mark Holyoak www.rmef.org 2015 Bronze
Sage Creek Solutions Adam Pimley www.sagecreeksolutions.com 2016 Bronze
SmallTownPapers, inc. Paul Jeffko www.smalltownpapers.com 2013 Bronze
Tecnavia Diane Amato www.tecnavia.com 2015 Bronze
The Montana Lottery Jennifer Mckee www.montanalottery.com 1995 Bronze
The Wendt Agency Carol Kruger www.thewendtagency.com 2015 Bronze
Tintina Resources Inc. Nancy Schlepp www.tintinaresources.com 2015 Bronze
TownNews.Com Marc Wilson www.townnews365.com 1997 Bronze
University of Montana School of Journalism Larry Abramson, Dean www.jour.umt.edu 2013 Bronze
WIPFLI Nate McCarthy www.wipfli.com 2016 Gold
Missoula Current Martin Kidston www.missoulacurrent.com 2016 Bronze
Last Best News Ed Kemmick www.lastbestnews.com 2017 Bronze
Montana Library Association Debbi Kramer www.mtlib.org 2017 Bronze
Montana Pork Producers Anne Miller www.montanapork.org 2017 Bronze
MedicareFAQ Jagger Esch www.medicarefaq.com 2017 Bronze
Public Land/Water Access Association Kathryn Qanna Yahu www.plwa.org 2017 Gold
Valley Bank of Helena Allison Atkinson www.valleybankhelena.com 2017 Bronze
Montana Sportsmen Alliance Joe Perry www.montanasportsmenalliance.com 2017 Bronze

GOLD Annual Investment $475 In addition to partnering with the Association and its mission, Associate Members enjoy benefits at the various levels:  GOLD, SILVER and BRONZE.

• Direct access to our 83 member newspapers – 6 Press Releases Value $420

• Subscription to the MNA monthly newsletter – Press Pass

• Monthly 1/8 page full color ad in the Press Pass, may change ad copy each month Value $300

• Special rate on all Statewide DISPLAY Advertising that promotes your business, organization or individuals Value $30 to $90 per ad

• Your full color logo and link placement on MNA website home page

• Your full color logo, name and contact listing, website listing and link on the MNA website Associate Member page

• Rotating Facebook spotlight for one week at a time, links, likes, posts & shares to AM social media and online presence

• Invitation to the MNA Annual Convention and Montana Newspaper Foundation banquet

• Event Sponsorship and Display Opportunity at the MNA Annual Convention Value $200

• $75 of your annual investment will be allocated to the Montana Newspaper Foundation – Qualifies as an eligible donation for tax purposes Value $75

An annual investment of $475 Gold Memebership includes benefits valued at $1,100+


SILVER Annual Investment $350 

• Direct access to our 83 member newspapers – 4 Press Releases Value $280

• Subscription to the MNA monthly newsletter – Press Pass

• Your full color logo, name and contact listing, website listing and link on the MNA website Associate Member page

• Invitation to the MNA Annual Convention and Montana Newspaper Foundation banquet

• Event Sponsorship and Display Opportunity at the MNA Annual Convention Value $200

• $50 of your annual investment will be allocated to the Montana Newspaper Foundation – Qualifies as an eligible donation for tax purposes Value $50

An annual investment of $350 Silver Membership includes benefits valued at $600+


BRONZE Annual Investment $225

• Direct access to our 83 member newspapers – 4 Press Releases Value $280

• Subscription to the MNA monthly newsletter – Press Pass

• Listing on the MNA website with a link to your organization

• Invitation to the MNA Annual Convention and Montana Newspaper Foundation banquet

• $25 of your annual investment will be allocated to the Montana Newspaper Foundation – Qualifies as an eligible donation for tax purposes Value $25

An annual investment of $225 Bronze Membership includes benefits valued at $350+