People

  • Community Engagement Reporter/Producer

    Amanda Peacher works with the Mountain West News Bureau on community engagement and solutions journalism projects. Before moving to San Diego, she was the bureau's Idaho-based reporter. She specializes in investigative and solutions-oriented...

  • 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 Senior Producer

    Frankie Barnhill is the Senior Producer of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show and 

  • Idaho Matters Host

    Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a...

  • 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,...

  • Newsroom Intern

    Gustavo Sagrero has spent his early years as part of many Boise community projects; from music festivals, to Radio Boise, to the Boise Weekly, before leaving his hometown to work in fine dining abroad. Si gusta compartir un relato, no duda en...

  • Producer

    Joel is the co-producer and co-host of 

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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. His most recent focus is on digital transformation, long-term financial...

  • Host/Reporter

    Troy Oppie is a weekend news host and reporter for Boise State Public Radio News and host of Jazz Conversations (since 2013) on Boise State Public Radio Music.

    He spent ten years working in television sports and news at local...