Newsline – NFB of Montana

Screen shot of the NFB NewsLine application, running on an iphone. The app is showing some of the Montana publications

NFBNewsline is a free audio news service for anyone who is blind, low-vision, deaf-blind, or otherwise print-disabled that offers access to more than 500 publications, emergency weather alerts, job listings, and more.

NFB NewsLine subscribers have access to:

  • National newspapers, including the Wall Street Journal and USA Today
  • Breaking news sources, including CNN, BBC, and ESPN Online
  • International newspapers, including Financial Times and Vancouver Sun
  • Magazines, including Time, Consumer Reports, Guideposts, and Smithsonian
  • State newspapers
  • Emergency weather alerts and seven-day forecasts localized to your zip code or GPS location
  • The information that scrolls along the bottom of your television screen during emergency alerts
  • More than 100,000 job listings from two national job sources
  • TV listings localized to your zip code and provider
  • Retail ads
  • NFB’s national channel, including:

How to Sign Up for NFB NewsLine

Anyone who cannot read printed publications due to vision loss, dyslexia, or a physical disability is eligible to receive NFB NewsLine. Please register by calling or emailing:

Marilyn Bennett, – Montana
Talking Book Library Digital and Outreach Coordinator
Phone: (406) 444-5352
Email: mbennett@mt.gov

to fill out an application over the phone or to
have one mailed to you. Alternatively, you may also call:

National Federation of the Blind
Phone: (866)
504-7300
Fill out our:online application
Alternatively you may Download the application

After your registration is processed, you will receive a message containing your activation codes and instructions.

NFB NewsLine in Montana

In addition to the toll-free number 888-882:1629, here are some local numbers to call to reach:

  • Billings: 406-409-3100
  • Great Falls: 406-401-6100
  • Missoula: 406-303-2200

Please contact the Montana NFB Newsline Coordinators with any questions you may have or for additional help and support.

Call the Montana NFB Newsline Coordinators
Phone: (406) 233:0771
toll-free, (888) 987:0414
Montana Coordinator Robert Jaquiss, press 1.
Montana Coordinator Samantha Chase, press 2.
Email the Montana NFB Newsline Coordinators
For last names beginning with the letter A through L, please email Samantha Chase at schase@nfbofmt.org
For last names beginning with the letter M through Z, please email Robert Jaquiss at rjaquiss@nfbofmt.org