On The Thursday, June 20, 2019 Edition Of Idaho Matters

Jun 19, 2019

  • Botox can treat more than wrinkles.
  • The Market brings people to Ketchum for food, music and crafts.
  • INL archeologist searches for ancestors of Shoshone-Bannock tribes.
  • YA suspense author talks about craft with PBS.


Patricia Harrison, president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, was a keynote speaker at September's Women and Leadership conference in Boise.  She joined Boise State Public Radio to discuss the evolving role of women in business and what the future holds for public broadcasting.


When asked about Idaho Public Television, Paula Kerger responds like a proud parent. The PBS executive says the station is the most watched in the country per capita, and points to the award-winning local programming as a reason why. 

But when it comes to the strength of the system across the country, Kerger admits the fragmented media landscape and shifting platforms has made things confusing for public TV at times.