Maddie Biertempfel

Maddie moved to Bismarck from Pittsburgh, PA to join the KX News team as a multimedia journalist in July 2020. She graduated from The Pennsylvania State University (We Are!) in May 2020, where she earned degrees in broadcast journalism and political science.  

While at Penn State, Maddie was news director of the student-run radio station and completed internships at both local and national outlets, including C-SPAN and Fox News. Her work at the NPR-affiliate station, WPSU-FM, earned her seventh place in the national Hearst Competition for radio news and features. 

Maddie is excited to tell stories in the capital city, meet members of the community and learn something new every day. When not working, Maddie enjoys running, playing piano and reading. Contact her if you have story ideas or just want to say hi! 

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