areas of expertise
- Strategic Planning
- Executive Searches
- Operational Review
- B.A. in Political Science, Kansas State University
Jill Montgomery is currently the CEO of Four Leaf Productions and an analyst and reporter for ESPN with over a decade of experience. Known as one of the most respected names in broadcasting, she has worked for FOX, NBC and ESPN covering College Football, Basketball and Track and Field. She has covered some of the biggest sporting events in the world including multiple NCAA Championships as well as IAAF Diamond League and Indoor World Championships. Ms. Montgomery has worked side by side with some of the biggest names in broadcasting such as Brent Musburger, Dick Vitale, Dwight Stones, LaPhonso Ellis and Dan Dakich.
Prior to her broadcasting career, Jill was a Division I and Professional Track and Field athlete. She started her career at Washington State and ended it at Kansas State where she was a Big 12 Champion in the Pentathlon. Ms. Montgomery is a graduate of Kansas State University with a B.A in Political Science. Following her collegiate career, she went on to compete professionally for 5 years running for NIKE and Accusplit sports, where she was consistently in the Top 12 in the U.S. in the Heptathlon and Pole Vault, including winning 2 Indoor U.S. Pentathlon titles.
Jill currently splits her time between ESPN TV gigs and running her very successful Broadcast Talent Development Company, Four Leaf Productions. Jill works with many of the major agencies and networks developing TV talent as play by play, analysts, reporters, hosts, and anchors. She also develops professional athletes in many facets of media training to help in brand building.
Jill’s impressive resume and credentials makes her unique because she understands first hand the life of an NCAA athlete as well as how to build a brand and be successful in the professional and network world of sports. Her relationships with the best in the business, have not only built her reputation, but have kept her at the top of her game. She is someone that absolutely understands balancing the importance of competition while remaining professional. Jill believes work ethic, loyalty, and building relationships is the combination for consistent success.
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