Ruth Brown has been hired as a producer/writer for Idaho Public Television. Previously, Brown worked as a reporter for the Idaho Statesman. Before that, she worked for the Idaho Press and Idaho Falls Post-Register.

Logan Finney has been hired as an associate producer for Idaho Public Television. Previously, he was an intern and production assistant at the station. Prior to that, Finney was a McClure Center intern for the University of Idaho, and has contributed to a number of Idaho publications, including The Owyhee Avalanche, the Bonner County Daily Bee, the Power County Press, the Aberdeen Times, and Idaho Public Radio.

Devon Downey, an associate producer at Idaho Public Television, has been accepted to Gonzaga University School of Law. Downey will continue to work at Idaho Public Television until making the move to Spokane for the fall semester. 


Chadd Cripe was named editor on March 2. He has worked at the Statesman for nearly 25 years, including stints as copy editor, sports reporter, outdoors reporter, sports editor, and assistant editor.

Ian Max Stevenson joined the Statesman in March as a breaking news reporter. He is a Brown graduate who previously was reporting for The Boston Guardian.

Sarah A. Miller will join the Statesman in April as a visual journalist. She formerly worked as a visual journalist for nine years at the Tyler (Texas) Morning Telegraph.

Reporter Audrey Dutton has left the Statesman to join the new Idaho Capital Sun.


States Newsroom has hired Christina Lords to serve as editor-in-chief of its 21st nonprofit online journalism outlet, the Idaho Capital Sun. She previously served as the editor of the Idaho Statesman. The Sun also has outlets in neighboring states, Montana and Nevada. 

After 10 years with the Idaho Statesman, Audrey Dutton will serve as the senior reporter for the Idaho Capital Sun. As the Sun’s main investigative reporter, Audrey will cover health care, the pandemic, consumer watchdog issues, and white-collar crime.

Reporter Clark Corbin joins the Idaho Capital Sun from Idaho Education News, where he has covered the Legislature and education issues since 2013. He’ll cover the Idaho Legislature, state politics, statewide elections, campaign finance, and some environmental issues. 

Kelcie Moseley-Morris returns to journalism after a stint in marketing and project management. She’ll be the tax policy and growth reporter for the Sun. She most recently served as a proposal coordinator at Boise-based CSHQA Inc., and she previously worked at the Moscow-Pullman Daily News, the Lewiston Tribune, and the Idaho Press.


Idaho Education News has hired reporter Blake Jones, who will focus on public education funding, leadership, and policy for Idaho’s K-12 schools. He previously reported for The Idaho Press on government, development, and education in Meridian and Kuna. Jones will replace Clark Corbin, who joined the Idaho Capital Sun.

BOISEDEV.COM has added four staffers in the past year. Anna Daly Gamboa as a feature reporter focused on local businesses. Margaret Carmel joined last fall from the Idaho Press as a reporter on the City of Boise beat and was promoted to senior reporter in March.

Autum Robertson joined BoiseDev as a reporter working on issues related to McCall as well as Meridian. She is a 2020 graduate of Boise State University. Gretchen Parsons, formerly with KTVB, joined BoiseDev as managing editor.


Chris Cerbo joins KIVI as an Assistant News Director.  He was most recently an Executive Producer and Anchor in Charlottesville, Virginia.


Jake Brasil joins KSAW as a multimedia journalist.  He was most recently an MMJ at KMVT in Twin Falls.


Kate Concannon, the Managing Editor of the Mountain West News Bureau, is leaving the post in April, to become Supervising Senior Editor of the Planet Monday podcast, Indicator. The Mountain West News Bureau, managed by Boise State Public Radio, is a collaboration of public radio newsrooms across the region. Kate pioneered the role since the launch of the Bureau in 2018. She is returning to NPR, where she was once Western Bureau Chief for the broadcast network.


Nate Poppino has been hired as the communications director for the Idaho Supreme Court. In the past, Poppino was an editor at the Idaho Statesman and Times-News and served as interim editor at both publications. Most recently, he worked in internal communications for Micron.