Media Moves


Sarah Cutler joined the Idaho Statesman in Januaryas the City of Boise reporter. She earned a master’s degree from Columbia and most recently was a fellow at PBS NewsHour.


Meteorologist Jim Duthie retired after 25 years forecasting in the Treasure Valley.

Rachel Garceau joined the Wake Up Idaho team.

Hector Mendoza has been promoted from a multi-skilled journalist to MSJ for Wake Up Idaho/weather anchor. He continues to serve our Spanish-speaking audience on the KTVB en Espanol team.

Brenda Rodriguez and Joe Parris are co-anchoring the News at 4.

KIVI Idaho News 6

Vania Campos, a native Idahoan, starts her broadcast career as our new Caldwell neighborhood reporter. Riley Shoemaker left the Big Apple and a producer job with Fox to be closer to relatives in Sun Valley and is now our South Boise neighborhood reporter.

Keith Burrell, former KIVI director and native Idahoan, has moved to a new role in front of the camera as our Nampa neighborhood reporter. Lorien Nettleton left the Magic Valley Time-News to become our Twin Falls neighborhood reporter for KIVI and KSAW covering issues in the Magic Valley.

Alexander Huddleston joined our team of reporters in 2023 after graduating from Washington State University and covers neighborhoods in Eagle, Star, and North Meridian. Jessica Davis joins our team of reporters from WBBJ in Tennessee and covers the Boise Bench and Southeast Boise.

Allie Triepke joined our team in May of 2023 and is now the South Meridian and Kuna neighborhood reporter. Isaiah Sharp moves from the weekend anchor desk to become our Garden City, West Boise, and Foothills neighborhood reporter.

Sophia Cruz recently graduated from Sam Houston University in Texas and joins our Good Morning Idaho team delivering weather and traffic every weekday morning.

Doug Lock-Smith continues his work behind the camera as our Specialty Photographer, working primarily with Don Nelson and neighborhood MMJ’s to elevate our visual storytelling.

Lynzsea Williams also continues her visual journalism work as a Specialty Photographer, working primarily with Roland Beres and our morning team to elevate visual storytelling.

Karen Lehr, former Idaho News 6 anchor and reporter, transitions to a new management position as our Executive Reporter coaching our team of neighborhood reporters. 

Don Nelson continues as Idaho News 6 lead journalist in a new role. Don is our Senior Reporter, covering stories daily in the community for our early evening newscasts. Roland Beres also continues in a lead role as our other Idaho News 6 Senior reporter, covering daily stories in the community for our morning newscasts.