Best of 2022 Awards Banquet to Honor Winners

By Deanna Darr

It’s time to celebrate some of the best work of Idaho journalists in the last year. Join us on Saturday, April 29, for the Best of 2022 Annual Awards Banquet.  

We’ll be gathering at the Boise Centre East in the heart of downtown Boise. We’ll be in the ballroom on the fourth floor of the Boise Centre beginning at 6 p.m. for a social hour featuring a no-host bar and a chance to catch up with colleagues. You can enter from the Boise Center East entrance just across the Grove from the main … [Read more...]

President’s Column: Register now for Haberman Q & A, courts training, and our annual awards banquet

By Betsy Russell

Registration is open now for all three of our big events this month: A private, in-person, on-the-record Q-and-A in Boise with New York Times reporter Maggie Haberman for our members only on April 26, in conjunction with the Frank Church Institute; our top-notch Journalists Institute on Covering the Courts, which will be April 29 in Boise; and our gala annual awards banquet the evening of April 29 at the Boise Centre … [Read more...]

‘Copyright troll’ trend comes to Idaho

Idaho state Rep. Heather Scott held a Confederate flag for a photo and shared it online - her husband didn't want us to do the same

By Daniel Walters

This article is reprinted by permission from the Inlander, where it was first published March 16, 2023

Idaho state Rep. Heather Scott posted this copyrighted Inlander cover to criticize it./Illustration by Jeff Drew

It was March 27, 2022 — just after the end of … [Read more...]

Meet Your IPC: James Dawson

James Dawson is a political reporter for Boise State Public Radio and former news director there, and is a member of the Idaho Press Club board. A University of Idaho graduate, he joined BSPR in 2018. He previously worked for Delaware Public Media and for Inland Northwest Broadcasting in Moscow.

Interviewed by Audrey Dutton

How do you wind down from covering the legislative session? (Tell us about your awesome … [Read more...]

Media Moves

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The Idaho Capital Sun welcomes back Mia Maldonado to a full-time reporting position. She'll cover the Idaho Legislature, statewide elections, LGBTQ+ issues and housing and growth issues. Maldonado was an intern through the Voces Internship of Idaho program with the Capital Sun in summer 2022 and later landed a … [Read more...]