People

News Reporter

Adam Cotterell returned to his home town of Boise, Idaho in 2007 after three years teaching university English in China. His plan was to teach high school drama and history, but in a move that almost makes him believe in destiny he took a part...

Special Events Coordinator

Adrienne joined Boise State Public Radio in December 2006 as marketing and special events coordinator.

Prior to joining BSPR, she spent seven years with Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery in Woodinville, Washington. While there, Adrienne was a...

Host/Producer

Arthur moved to Boise in 1972 and joined BSPR in 1977 as a music show host/producer. He currently hosts a variety of music shows: Blues Deluxe, Edges, Fluid Drive, Shakedown Street, Dawn Flight, Jazz with Arthur Balinger, and Sunday Concert...

Student Membership Assistant

Bryndon Roth is a psychology major at Boise State University, with plans to minor in American Sign Language and business.

In the membership department at Boise State Public Radio, Roth is frequently invoicing, packaging gifts, and...

Host/Producer

Carl Scheider is host of Private Idaho on KBSU 90.3 fm.  The original host of the freeform program, Victor Pacainia, once described the show as “four hours of whatever seems to fit.”

Carl also hosts Idaho Music, its name accurately...

Corporate Support Representative

As a longtime listener and supporter, Christian is thrilled to be part of Boise State Public Radio. Christian joined the team in Aug. 2013.

He earned a marketing degree from BSU and has more than 10 years of local media marketing and...

Digital Content Coordinator

Emilie is Boise State Public Radio's digital content coordinator. She helps shape what you see on this website, from original reporting and building data visuals to story planning and social media outreach.

From Sept. 2011-Aug 2013,...

Membership Manager

Eric Jones started working at Boise State University in 1989 as an accountant. In 1991 he joined then Boise State Radio as business manager, a position which included everything from keeping the books to grant writing to listener fund-raising....

Assistant Program Director

Erik has been with Boise State Public Radio for over 10 years and has the pleasure to bring great radio broadcasting to listeners.  When not engineering the Reader's Corner program, he can be found editing audio and scheduling on air messaging,...

Host, Reporter

Jodie Martinson wakes Boise up every morning with local news, weather, and stories that shape this state we call home.

She joined the KBSX newsroom in September 2014. Before that, she worked for CBC Radio in Vancouver, Canada.

She...

General Manager

John Hess is Boise State Public Radio’s General Manager/Executive Director. He has held this position since 2005. Boise State Public Radio is a 21-station network serving southwest Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada. Originating from...

Assoc. General Manager | Director of Development

Kelly Palmer joined Boise State Public Radio as director of development in October 2010. She has more than a decade of experience in major gift fundraising, having participated in two comprehensive campaigns at institutions of higher education....

Senior Broadcast Engineer

Kira joined Boise State Public Radio in 2014 as a senior broadcast engineer. Her job involves maintaining equipment and services for Boise and the surrounding area, solving technical problems, and providing answers to questions that need...

Business Manager
Business Support Manager

Larry Newton joins Boise State Public Radio with more than 20 years of local radio and television experience.  Most recently he was Director of the Traffic Now Network. Previous positions include General Manager of KNIN Television and General...

Student Membership Assistant
Business 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...

Assoc. Gen. Mgr./Director of Programming

Paul is Boise State Public Radio’s Associate General Manager/Director of Programming. He oversees all of the on-air and online content for KBSX, KBSU and associated stations. He  helps ensure that all of the stations sound their very best. KBSX...

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 and...

Chief Engineer, Eastern Region

Richard Strack joined Boise State Public Radio in June 2013 as eastern region chief engineer in Twin Falls. Rick works out of the College of Southern Idaho office, covering the translators and full power transmitters from Jackpot, NV all the...

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