PBergen@12NewsNow.com

Paul G. Bergen was named News Director at KBMT/K-JAC, TEGNA’s NBC/ABC affiliate in Beaumont, TX, in October 2008.

Prior to joining TEGNA, Bergen had been the News Director at KTAL in Shreveport, worked as News Director at KBTV in Beaumont starting in April 2002 and served as News Director for KXLF, the CBS affiliate in Butte, MT, beginning in January 2001.

Bergen also worked as the State Capitol Correspondent for the five CBS affiliates in Montana for almost three years. He began his broadcasting career as a news/sports photographer for the CBS affiliate in Billings, MT.

Bergen is a graduate of the University of Montana’s School of Journalism with a minor in political science.

A native of Alberta, Canada, Bergen and his wife, Jennifer, enjoy their rare down time running after 6 children – something that helps both of them in their battle to stay in shape.