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Boise State Public Radio's newsroom, KBSX, took home 15 Idaho Press Club awards Saturday, including six first-place prizes.

KBSX content was entered in radio, online, and print categories.

Here is a full list of winners.

General News Report – Radio

Looking for more ways to listen to KBSX News on the go, at the office, or during your commute? We're excited to announce that we're now available on iTunes Radio.

To start listening to KBSX News and the programming you love, simply search KBSX News Boise inside iTunes Radio, and be sure to "add" our station to your personal "My Stations" list for future listening.

Check it out and let us know what you think.

Good news, web stream listeners, Boise State Public Radio's news stream has been updated to a more reliable streaming service. This means your online listening experience should be a better one.

The technical change means your Internet browser may have saved a previous version of one of our web streams.

There's a quick fix to clear that saved browser or cache.

If you're using a Windows-based machine, hard refresh your browser by simultaneously pressing CTRL and F5.


This was was updated April 24, 2015 to include audio from David Greene's Boise talk.

NPR Morning Edition host and reporter David Greene will be in Boise March 19 to give you an insider's look at what it's like to interview some of the world's most interesting people, cover American presidents, and report inside Russia.

What: David Greene speaking at Boise State Public Radio

When: Thursday, March 19, 2015 7-8:30 p.m.

Emilie Ritter Saunders / Boise State Public Radio

It’s an exciting time to be a listener, member or staffer at Boise State Public Radio because in 2015 the station will continue its transition into becoming an even more reliable and robust conduit to NPR news and talk programming, regional and local news coverage, and an eclectic blend of music programming.

John W. Poole / NPR

Take a glimpse into a world you can’t see with Invisibilia, a new program on KBSX 91.5 about the unseen forces that shape human behavior -- ideas, beliefs, assumptions and thoughts.

The one-hour show, which takes its name from the Latin word meaning “all the invisible things,” is produced by NPR’s award-winning Science Desk. Listen to the show locally every Saturday at 3 p.m. starting Jan. 10 on KBSX 91.5 FM.

Richard Howard

As most of you now know, Car Talk’s Tom Magliozzi passed away earlier this month from complications due to Alzheimer’s Disease. Tom and Ray, best known as "Click and Clack," have ruled the Saturday-morning airwaves across the country -- including here in Boise -- for more than two decades.

morning edition clock

Starting Monday November 17, NPR and Boise State Public Radio's KBSX 91.5 FM are changing its newscast schedule in Morning Edition. You will want to make sure to watch your clock because some of the sounds that help guide your morning routine will be shifting just a bit.

NPR has been working with member stations like Boise State Public Radio over the past year to examine the best ways to improve our service. These clock changes are the result.

Wade Goodwyn

With his unmistakable Texas-twang, one of NPR's most recognizable voices will be speaking at a special Boise State Public Radio event on Nov. 13.

National correspondent Wade Goodwyn has been reporting for NPR since 1991. He's covered a wide range of issues, from crime and punishment to politics and music.

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Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 7, KBSX News will broadcast a series of political election debates being produced by Idaho Public Television.

The Idaho Debates are a collaboration of the League of Women Voters, the Idaho Press Club, Idaho Public Television, and Boise State University.

Here is the schedule:

Courtesy Jodie Martinson

Boise State Public Radio welcomes Jodie Martinson as the station’s next Morning Edition host and reporter.

Martinson joins Boise State Public Radio after working with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation in Vancouver, where she's worked as a producer, director and host for five years. She’s also an Emmy Award-winning documentary filmmaker.

Martinson will take over for current host Scott Graf, who was hired in April as the station’s news director. 

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As a Boise State Public Radio listener, you're probably aware that we've been working hard for the past several years to stay ahead of rapid changes in the radio landscape.

I'm writing now to ask for your opinion. Our goal is to continue to provide the quality news and eclectic music programming you want and in the way that you want it, so I'm inviting you to share your feelings about technology in our annual survey.

Boise State Public Radio

Boise State Public Radio’s newest 125 watt translator at the top of Bald Mountain is now live after last year’s federal government shutdown delayed the launch of the signal.

Mike Simpson, Bryan Smith
Aaron Kunz / Idaho Public Television

Boise State Public Radio's news station, KBSX 91.5 FM, will air a series of four political debates leading up to the May 20 primary election.

Beginning May 12, we will broadcast top-tier debates produced by Idaho Public Television, and co-sponsored by the Idaho Press Club and the League of Women Voters.

Boise State Public Radio reporters Emilie Ritter Saunders and Adam Cotterell are panelists on two of the debates we will broadcast.

Here is the schedule: