About

Boise State Public Radio is your nonprofit, listener-supported connection to our community, our nation and our world. We provide quality news, intelligent talk, classical music and outstanding music programming.

We are Central and Southern Idaho's NPR member station, reaching the region’s metropolitan and rural areas. As the only sources of quality public radio news, classical music, jazz and unique cultural programming, our radio stations are distinct in their mission, their audience and their partnerships.

Purpose Statement:
Be at the civic, cultural and intellectual forefront of our community to create an informed, engaged public.

Mission Statement:
Produce, acquire and distribute distinctive programs and services that stimulate, educate, inform, and entertain those we serve using all appropriate media. Reach out to the community through strategic partnerships. Enable listeners to learn about issues and ideas that affect our communities, our nation, and our world.

Our Vision:
We will build a stronger community-centered broadcasting organization by focusing the station’s new and existing resources where our listener and membership base is the strongest. Our goal is to build a more effective service emphasizing national and local programming that deepens the relationship between us and our listeners.

Our Values:
Integrity: We demonstrate honesty, trust, and credibility.

Tolerance: We embrace our differences in ideas and processes; we respect each other’s opinions.

Professionalism: We care enough about our jobs to train and aspire to the highest standards of our professions.

Transparency: We strive to be proactive and open in all of our communication processes.

Respect of our co-workers: We aspire to develop a climate of mutual respect in our working environment.

Respect for our audience: We aspire to meet the life-long learning needs of our audience, treating them as valuable partners in our production process.