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TIMES-NEWS, Twin Falls

Business reporter Hannah Ashton is leaving to become a science writer for Oregon State University.
IDAHO PRESS, Nampa/Boise

Crime and courts reporter Alexandra Duggan left for a position at KTVB. The Idaho Press is now recruiting for the position; see our full job listing on the Idaho Press Club website under “Jobs.”

Haadiya Tariq is a summer intern at the Idaho Press; a University of Idaho student, she also is the incoming editor of the UI Argonaut.

Laura Guido has been promoted to city editor, and Sydney Kidd is has been promoted from copy editor to reporter/copy editor. Cheryl Whitsitt, former news director of the Springfield News-Leader in Springfield, Missouri, is a new night copy editor.


Joni Auden Land left the Idaho Statesman for a job at Oregon Public Broadcasting in Bend. Ian Max Stevenson was promoted to City of Boise/Climate Change reporter.

Andrea Teres-Martinez (Boise State) and Catherine Odom (Northwestern) joined the Statesman as summer news reporter interns. Tanushri Sundar also will be with the Statesman this summer as a science reporting fellow through the American Association for the Advancement of Science.


Multi-media journalist Angela Kerndl has joined the station, from KIMA in Yakima. Also new is Luke Randle, who arrives from Maryland.

Nate Larsen is leaving CBS2 to work at ABC4 in Salt Lake City. Kristen McPeek left to work at KUTV in Salt Lake City; and Deni Hawkins left CBS2 to pursue opportunities outside the industry. 


Justin Corr has returned to KTVB after 6 ½ years away, as an anchor for Wake Up Idaho. He had left for an anchor position in Missouri then came back home to the Gem State and worked in communications and for the Boise Mayor.

Damian Greenberg came from KBOI-TV as KTVB’s new Marketing Director. Jessica Mullins was promoted from the KTVB digital director/Tegna regional digital director to talent acquisition partner for Tegna. Dan Ryder was promoted from the content discovery editor to the digital content manager.

Ryan Hatten, a graduate of Eastern Washington University, Zack Armstrong, a graduate of Washington State University, and Krystal Mullins, a graduate from the University of Idaho, have all joined the team for their first journalism job as digital content producers.

Katie Terhune left the industry for an opportunity at Micron. Alex Duggan came to KTVB from The Idaho Press as a digital content producer focused on investigative and crime/courts reporting. Kim Devine was promoted from KFMB in San Diego where she produced the 11 p.m. newscast to become KTVB’s executive producer.

Tyson White, formerly our chief photographer, left the business for a short time and has returned to the team as a newscast producer. Sierra Pesnell graduated from the University of Idaho and joined the Wake Up Idaho team as a producer. Emma Adams, a Boise State University graduate, will be coming on board as a newscast producer.

Melissa Mione left KTVB for a position at Bilbao & Co. She was most recently a newscast producer and also worked as a production assistant. Abby Urbanek previously produced Wake Up Idaho and is now the Communications Manager at the Idaho Conservation League. Katija Stjepovic is leaving the Boise market for Salt Lake City.

Will Hall is leaving the industry to move closer to family in Minnesota. Abby Davis graduated from the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University and is joining the KTVB team as reporter/MSJ (multi-skilled journalist).

James Hollinger joined the team as a newscast editor. Paul Boehlke returned as a special projects/investigative photojournalist after a brief stint at the Idaho Farm Bureau.


Carly Flandro is a new reporter at EdNews; she comes straight from the classroom. For the past eight years she has taught English at Century High School in Pocatello. She also previously worked as a reporter for the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, and holds a master’s degree in English from Idaho State University and a bachelor’s degree in print journalism and Spanish from the University of Montana.

Recent College of Idaho graduate Sadie Dittenber also is a new reporter at EdNews. She’ll cover Idaho’s K-12 politics and policy, replacing Blake Jones, who left in May to work for Politico in Sacramento.


Bruce Reichert, host, executive producer and writer for Outdoor Idaho for more than 35 years, has retired. Reichert was a schoolteacher and bartender in Idaho City before he joined the program, initially as a volunteer. Outdoor Idaho went on to win multiple awards and become an Idaho institution and one of the most celebrated television series in the West.