People

  • Business Office Student Assistant

    Monique is a senior at Boise State University studying English with an emphasis in Rhetoric, Composition, and Communication. She has been an intern for Amberjack Publishing in the past and will be working on a digital literature research...

  • 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...

  • Corporate Support Representative

    Patty Trent, Business Support Representative, works with existing sponsors, developing new clients, and working to increase the giving capacity of all Boise State Public Radio sponsors.

    Patty joined Boise State Public Radio after working...

  • Broadcast Engineer

    Paul is a Broadcast Engineer who joined Boise State Public Radio in 2015. A Boise native, Paul grew up in southern Idaho and joined the navy after high school. He served over six years as an Aviation Electronics Technician maintaining systems...

  • Program Director

    Paul is Boise State Public Radio’s Program Director. He oversees all of the on-air and online content for Boise State Public Radio News, Boise State Public Radio Music, and associated stations. He helps ensure that all of the stations sound...

  • Administrative Traffic Manager

    Paula "PJ" Jensen joined Boise State Public Radio in January 2013 after working in commercial broadcasting for more than 40 years.

    PJ began her career at a TV station in South Dakota in 1970, but moved to radio a year later.  In 1972 she...

  • 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...

  • Chief Engineer

    Richard Strack joined Boise State Public Radio in June 2013 as Eastern Region Chief Engineer in Twin Falls. In August of 2015 Rick was promoted to Chief Engineer and relocated to Boise, Idaho to manage the engineering department. Rick works...

  • 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,...

  • Host

    Tamara is the host of Boise State Public Radio Music's Saturday morning music show "Open Range Radio."

  • 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...

  • Host

  • Office Operations Manager

    Valerie joined Boise State Public Radio in May 2019 as the Office Operations Manager. Prior to BSPR she was a project coordinator and contracts assistant in the IT industry. Education has been a passion for Valerie since an eight-year career at...

  • Assistant Membership Manager

    Vida Smith has been with Boise State Public Radio since March 2004. She has been Boise State Public Radio's assistant membership manager since July 2012. Vida was previously our capital campaign coordinator, marketing manager, and...

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