The Idaho Press Club's Fall Conference this year was a partnership with the Utah-Idaho-Spokane Associated Press Association (UISAPA), and drew a crowd to the US Bank Building in Boise for training panels on covering breaking news by use of all the new multimedia platforms; using social media to break news and enrich reporting; and making use of public records to be the public's watchdog. Photos include presenters Anna Johnson and Todd Dvorak from AP and Greg Hahn from the Idaho … [Read more...]
Chris Nettleton is the new Sports Director. He previously worked at stations in Minnesota, Tennessee and Iowa. Stephanie Smith is the new morning news show co-anchor. She came from KLEW.
Idaho Public Television
Greg Hahn, formerly an editor for the Idaho Statesman, is the new Producer/Reporter/Host for Idaho Reports. Melanie Corry, Associate Producer for Dialogue, departs to work for the PBS station in Redding, Calif.
New arrivals … [Read more...]
Name: Kelsey Jacobson
Press Club position: Board member of the IPC Southwest Chapter
Job: Senior Digital Media Producer for KTVB.COM. I really like the new media side of journalism. I love writing for the web, designing new web pages, graphics, and I really enjoy the social media aspect of it all. With how fast everything changes in the new media world, it's hard to say where my career will take me!
Education: I graduated magna cum laude from the University of … [Read more...]
By Betsy Russell
An Idaho judge has issued a significant court decision finding that the personnel records of former University of Idaho Professor Ernesto Bustamante – who took his own life after shooting to death graduate student Katy Benoit - must be released under the Idaho Public Records Law.
The Idaho Press Club joined with media organizations across the state, including the Lewiston Tribune, Moscow-Pullman Daily News, Idaho Statesman, The Spokesman-
Review, The Associated Press and … [Read more...]
By Don Day
BOISE - Leaves weren’t the only things changing across the Treasure Valley landscape this fall -- the local television landscape was undergoing a dramatic shift of its own.
The month of September saw an unprecedented number of changes to each of the local stations that produce news – with changes to nearly every station’s lineup.
Local television has seen a major expansion of its available news product over the last 12 years or so. On any given weekday in 1999 just three channels presented a total … [Read more...]
By Sadie Babits
Idaho's Boise State Public Radio is at the center of a national initiative to expand and improve reporting on state government and how it affects people and communities – through both broadcast and online reporting.
Two new full-time reporters have been hired and started in mid-September as part of StateImpact Idaho. It's one of eight StateImpact projects launched in collaboration with National Public Radio; the others are in Florida, Indiana, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and … [Read more...]