Anchor/Reporter Ronald Marasco has left KLEW and moved on to WOI TV in Des Moines, Iowa as the weekend Anchor/Reporter. Reporter Cindy Cha has left the station. A new Reporter/Fill-in Anchor is Veronica Miracle, a Washington State graduate. Matt Johnson has gone from Sports Reporter to weeknight Sports Anchor/Reporter.


Reporter Benito Baeza left for a position at a Twin Falls radio station. Andrew Reed, a producer, has been promoted to reporter.


New arrivals on the staff include reporter Stephanie Zepelin, from KRGV-TV; reporter Jacqueline Quynh; senior digital media producer Matt Standal, who formerly was with KTRV-TV; and two photographers from KTRV, Adam Worthington and Ryan Hilliard.
Departures from the staff include producer Jenna Jordan; producer Ty Brennan,  who left for a position as a reporter at CBS Denver; and Kelsey Jacobson, who left to become digital content manager at WMC Memphis.
Natalie Podgorski was promoted from morning reporter to dayside reporter, and
Jamie Grey from reporter to investigative reporter.


Glen Beeby has been hired as a new reporter.  He comes from Roseburg, Ore.


Paul Gerke has been hired as a new sports director.  He starts June 6.. Amanda Maynard, former sports director, is exploring other opportunities.


New staffers include Liz Cosgrove, new weekend weather/weekday reporter, who comes from Penn State; Dan Larkin, new morning news anchor, who comes from WCJB in Gainsville, Fla.; Stephanie Hale-Lopez, a new reporter, from the University of Idaho; and Jacob Copp, a new producer, from the University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point.

Brett Crandall, weekend weather/weekday reporter, left for a station in Brownsville, Texas. Justin Betti, morning news anchor, left for Michigan; and Trevor Warner, producer, left for a position at KTVX in Salt Lake City.


Julie Fanselow is the new communications director for Interfaith Power & Light, a California- based national nonprofit that helps religious communities advocate for clean, renewable energy. Fanselow spent 23 years in Idaho, most of that time as a freelance writer, and worked most recently for the Idaho Education Association.


Twin Falls Times-News

Nate Poppino has been promoted to City Editor at the Times-News. He has been at the Times-News since 2006, beginning as an intern and working his way through the ranks as reporter, assistant city editor and night editor. He replaces Eric Larsen, who left the Times-News in May for the Fort Collins Coloradoan.