For the past three years, Kent has been an anchor and reporter for KPAX News in Missoula, MT, where he has witnessed and covered a wide range of significant events. Among them, he was present during a historic wildfire season when Montana faced devastating flames.
Understanding the importance of journalism during such crises, Kent and his team worked tirelessly to inform and support the impacted residents, providing crucial updates on evacuations, air quality, and new fire starts.
Politics also became a focal point during Kent’s time in Montana. With the President’s frequent visits to the state and the current Montana Governor’s historic announcement of running for president, the political landscape became an intriguing and unusual battleground. Kent finds joy in covering politics, seeking answers from the country’s leaders and keeping the public well-informed.
Kent’s educational background includes graduating from the University of North Dakota. During his college years, he demonstrated his athletic talents as a member of the Track & Field team, specializing in the 400-meter hurdles and participating in the 4×4 relay.
Beyond his journalistic pursuits, Kent has a love for travel. He has explored different parts of the world, including a semester spent studying in Australia, working in Ireland for a summer, and even being a contestant on one of Norway’s popular reality shows, Alt For Norge.
With a passion for journalism, an adventurous spirit, and a dedication to keeping communities informed, Kent continues to make a significant impact in his reporting career.