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  • News Director

    James Dawson joined Boise State Public Radio as the organization's News Director in 2017. He oversees the station's award-winning news department. 

    Most recently, he covered state politics and government for Delaware Public Media since...

  • Office Operations Manager

    Katie first joined Boise State Public Radio in November 2015 as an Administrative Assistant, shortly after moving to Boise from Bozeman, MT. Now as the Office Operations Manager, she works on projects with both the General Manager and Business...

  • Senior Broadcast Engineer

    Kelsey joined Boise State Public Radio in May of 2017 as our Senior Broadcast Engineer. He hails from Arizona, where he got his first start in radio as a traffic manager at a local AM/FM combo station. While there, he wore many additional hats,...

  • Membership Manager

    Kristin Jackson joined Boise State Public Radio in August 2015 as the Membership Manager.  Kristin has been with Boise State University since 2004 with her most recent position being the Management System Coordinator for the Foundation. While...

  • Digital Content Coordinator

    As Boise State Public Radio’s Digital Content Coordinator, Lacey implements the station’s comprehensive digital workflow, manages all BSPR social media accounts, and maintains the overall navigational design of the website. Some of her digital...

  • Corporate 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...

  • Morning Edition Host/News Reporter

    Matt Guilhem is the Morning Edition host and a reporter for Boise State Public Radio. He came to Idaho by way of southern California where he was a reporter and host for the NPR affiliate in the Inland Empire region.

     His reporting has...

  • Volunteer

    Norm Gunning grew up on a farm near Kuna milking cows and bucking hay bales. He met his wife Paula at Idaho State University in Pocatello where both were journalism students and that's where he began his broadcast career at the 10-watt campus...

  • 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...

  • Broadcast Engineer

    Paul is a Broadcast Engineer who joined Boise State Public Radio in 2015. A Boise native, Paul grew up in southern Idaho and joined the navy after high school. He served over six years as an Aviation Electronics Technician maintaining systems...

  • 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

    Richard Strack joined Boise State Public Radio in June 2013 as Eastern Region Chief Engineer in Twin Falls.  In August of 2015 Rick was promoted to Chief Engineer and relocated to Boise, Idaho to manage the engineering department. Rick works...

  • News Reporter/On-air Host

    Samantha Wright is a news reporter and the local host for Boise State Public Radio's All Things Considered on weekday afternoons.

    Her spot reporting, special projects, and audio production have been featured on Voice of America, National...

  • Host

    Tamara is the host of KBSU 90.3 fm's Saturday morning music show "Open Range Radio."

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