People

  • Reporter & Host, LOCKED podcast

    Amanda Peacher works for the Mountain West News Bureau out of Boise State Public Radio. She's an Idaho native who returned home after a decade of living and reporting in Oregon. She's an award-winning reporter with a background in community...

  • Idaho Education News Reporter

    Clark Corbin is an education reporter with Idaho Education News, a non-profit news source focused on education policy in Idaho.

  • Volunteer

    Armed with a degree in Journalism from the University of Maryland and a love of writing, Dede began professional life on Capitol Hill.  

    She held reporting and editorial positions at U.S. News & World Report and Business...

  • Idaho Matters Digital Intern

    Ethan joined Boise State Public Radio and the Idaho Matters team in August of 2018. He is responsible for many of the show's tweets, posts, snaps & grams. In addition, he helps with other tasks for the Idaho Matters and...

  • Reporter/Community Engagement Manager

    Frankie Barnhill wears several hats at Boise State Public Radio, including Reporter and Community Engagement Manager. She is the host and producer of

  • Daily Show Host

    Gemma is thrilled to be part of the news team at Boise State Public Radio. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. She was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15...

  • Morning Edition Host/Reporter

    George Prentice has been honored for his decades-long career in broadcast and print journalism. As news editor of Boise Weekly, he won multiple awards for his investigative reporting and took home top prizes in the fields of crime/courts,...

  • Idaho Matters Audio Intern And Researcher

    Hannah Gardoski is a third-year student at Boise State University pursuing a degree in Journalism and Media Studies, with a minor in Environmental Studies. She previously attended Richmond, the American International University in London, where...

  • Reporter, Guns & America

    Heath Druzin is Boise State Public Radio’s Guns & America reporter, part of a national collaboration between 10 public radio stations examining all aspects of firearms in America.

  • Producer

    Joel is the producer for Reader's Corner, a weekly radio show and podcast now in its 15th year, featuring lively conversations with many of today's...

  • Managing Editor, Mountain West News Bureau

    Kate Concannon is Managing Editor of the Mountain West News Bureau. She's an award winning journalist who has covered the West for more than two...

  • Idaho Education News Reporter

    Kevin Richert is an education reporter with Idaho Education News, a nonprofit news source focused on education policy in Idaho.

  • Digital Content Coordinator

    As Boise State Public Radio’s Digital Content Coordinator, Lacey implements the station’s comprehensive digital workflow, manages all BSPR social media accounts, and maintains the overall navigational design of the website. Some of her digital...

  • Reporter, Mountain West News Bureau

    Madelyn Beck is Boise State Public Radio's regional reporter with the Mountain West News Bureau. She's from Montana but has reported everywhere from North Dakota to Alaska to Washington, D.C. Her last few positions included covering energy...

  • Newsroom Intern

    Molly Wampler is a newsroom intern at Boise State Public Radio. Originally from Berkeley, California, she just graduated from the University of Puget Sound in Washington state. There, Molly worked for her university's newspaper but is stoked to...

  • Volunteer

    Norm Gunning grew up on a farm near Kuna milking cows and bucking hay bales. He met his wife Paula at Idaho State University in Pocatello where both were journalism students and that's where he began his broadcast career at the 10-watt campus...

  • Reporter, South Central Idaho

    Rachel Cohen joined Boise State Public Radio in 2019 as a Report for America corps member. She is the station's Twin Falls-based reporter, covering the Magic Valley and the Wood...

  • News Reporter/Show Producer

    Samantha Wright is a news reporter and producer for Idaho Matters.

    Her spot reporting, special projects, and audio production have been featured on Voice of America, National Public Radio News, This American Life, National Native News,...

  • Newsroom Intern

    Tess Goodwin is a newsroom intern at Boise State Public Radio. An Idaho native, Tess made her way back to Boise after graduating from the University of Utah in Spring 2019.

    In Salt Lake, Tess served as a production intern on KUER's...

  • General Manager

    Tom Michael is General Manager of Boise State Public Radio, and as the executive director of the radio network, he is responsible for its management and leadership.

    In February 2018 he helped launch the Mountain West News Bureau, a...