Boise State Public Radio serves two-thirds of the population of Idaho through a network of 18 transmitters and translators, primarily focused in southern Idaho. Boise State Public Radio is Idaho’s primary nonprofit, listener-supported NPR member station, serving both metropolitan and rural areas — from Boise to Twin Falls and McCall to Sun Valley. The organization’s mission is to stimulate, educate, inform and entertain.
Boise State Public Radio
Location: * West, Idaho
Beat: Local Reporting on Twin Falls and Blaine County
Position: Twin Falls and Blaine County, with populations of close to 50,000 and 25,000 respectively, include many underserved populations, such as the Latino workers who make up a large part of the agricultural, dairy, and food production workforce and those who work in the tourism industry. The Report for America corps member provides radio spots and features from our Eastern Region, which comprises two areas: Magic Valley, a rapidly growing region known for agribusiness, centered around the city of Twin Falls, and the Wood River Valley, known for tourism and issues surrounding public lands.
Reporter: Rachel Cohen