General Management

Matt Davison

Matt Davison
President & Publisher

  •   208-465-8101
  •   mdavison@idahopress.com
  •   Matt Davison has been the President and Publisher of the Idaho Press-Tribune since Oct. 2010.
Rhonda McMurtrie

Rhonda McMurtrie
Finance Director

Angela Sammons
Sales Manager

Shelley Thayer

Shelley Thayer
Circulation Director

  •   208-465-8185
  •   sthayer@idahopress.com
  •   Shelley oversees our Circulation and Customer Service Departments.
Roger Stowell

Roger Stowell
Operations Director

Newsroom

Holly Beech

Holly Beech
Managing Editor

  •   hbeech@postregister.com
  •   @hollyabeech
  •   Holly Beech is the managing editor of the Idaho Press. She started with the paper in 2011 out of college, covering business before helping launch the Meridian Press weekly paper. Holly graduated from Northwest Nazarene University, where she studied journalism and Spanish. She loves most anything outdoors (Boise foothills are the best) and traveling.
Jeff Robinson

Jeff Robinson
Regional Editor

  •   jrobinson@idahopress.com
  •   Jeff Robinson is a regional editor for Adams Publishing Group newspapers in Nampa and Idaho Falls. A native of Kellogg, and a longtime journalist, he has worked at newspapers in Lewiston, Pocatello and Idaho Falls and has also been an editor for newspapers in Iowa, Montana and Washington. He has worked at five daily newspapers now owned by APG.
Jeanne Huff

Jeanne Huff
Community Editor

  •   jhuff@idahopress.com
  •   @goodnewsgirl
  •   Jeanne Huff is a journalist, writer and poet. She has written business, technology and, most recently, feature stories and has done stints at Idaho Statesman and Idaho Business Review before coming on board at the Idaho Press. She loves to hear about people, places and things in the Treasure Valley and can't wait to see what happens next.
Betsy Russell

Betsy Russell
Reporter

  •   brussell@idahopress.com
  •   @betsyzrussell
  •   Betsy Z. Russell is the Boise bureau chief and state government and politics reporter for the Idaho Press, and writes the “Eye on Boise” blog (and has since 2004). She is the current president of the Idaho Press Club and is also president and a founding board member of Idahoans for Openness in Government (IDOG). She is a graduate of the University of California-Berkeley and holds a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University. She previously worked for nearly 27 years for The Spokesman-Review. She is married with two children and is an avid skier and windsurfer.
Ashley Miller

Ashley Miller
Digital First Editor

  •   amiller@idahopress.com
  •   @aminboise
  •   Ashley is the Digital First editor for the Idaho Press. An Idaho native, Ashley is an alum of both the College of Idaho and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She previously worked at the Boise Weekly, WILL Radio, Smile Politely, and The Cabin literary arts center. When not writing, she can be found picking fights on Star Trek fan forums and listening to true crime podcasts.
Margaret Carmel

Margaret Carmel
Reporter

  •   mcarmel@idahopress.com
  •   @mlcarmel
  •   Margaret Carmel covers Boise city government, housing and development in the City of Trees. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with an undergraduate degree in broadcast journalism with minors in international social justice and Middle Eastern studies in May 2016. Prior to coming to Idaho she worked for The News & Advance in Lynchburg, Virginia covering business, two rural county governments and eventually Lynchburg City Hall. Her favorite past times include playing the banjo badly, reading and singing along to ‘70s music in the car.
Tommy Simmons

Tommy Simmons
Reporter

  •   tsimmons@idahopress.com
  •   @tsimmonsipt
  •   Tommy Simmons covers public safety and courts in Ada County. He graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in May 2016 with degrees in journalism and criminal justice. After that he covered public safety and courts for the Greeley Tribune in Greeley, Colorado. He started working for the Idaho Press in May 2018. Outside work he enjoys hiking and tracking down obscure metal bands to see live.
Thomas Plank

Thomas Plank
Reporter

  •   tplank@idahopress.com
  •   @ThomasPlankIP
  •   Thomas Plank is the Ada County, Ada County Highway District, growth and sometimes outdoor reporter for the Idaho Press. Nebraska born and Colorado raised, Thomas is an alum of Stanford University's undergraduate and journalism schools. He has previously worked at the Independent Record in Helena, Montana and the Missoula, Montana Missoulian. Outside of work, he enjoys hunting, fishing, writing poetry and wondering why he didn't ski more last winter.
Ryan Suppe

Ryan Suppe
Reporter

  •   Rsuppe@idahopress.com
  •   @salsuppe
  •   Ryan Suppe (pronounced 'Soup-ee') covers city government, business and education for the Idaho Press and Meridian Press. Formerly, Ryan was a business reporter for the Post Register in Idaho Falls. A Nevada native, he grew up in Las Vegas and attended the University of Nevada, Reno, graduating with degrees in journalism and philosophy. He enjoys listening to NPR, reading history, watching movies without superheroes, producing hyper-local journalism and playing golf. He welcomes news tips and feedback on his articles.
Olivia Heersink

Olivia Heersink
Reporter

  •   oheersink@idahopress.com
  •   @heersinkolivia
  •   Olivia Heersink is the Canyon County public safety reporter at the Idaho Press. She covers cops, courts and crime in the 2C. The Fruitland native graduated from the University of Idaho with a degree in journalism and a minor in justice studies. Outside of work, Olivia enjoys being with family, friends, and most importantly, her 6-year-old golden retriever.
Rachel Spacek

Rachel Spacek
Reporter

  •   rspacek@idahopress.com
  •   @RachelSpacek
  •   Rachel Spacek covers Canyon County and Latino Affairs for the Idaho Press. She previously worked at the Las Vegas Review-Journal and was an intern at the Los Angeles Times. When she isn't working Rachel enjoys eating Mexican food with her compadres, reading books written by women of color and spending time outside.
Erin Bamer

Erin Bamer
Reporter

  •   ebamer@idahopress.com
  •   @erinbamer
  •   Erin Bamer is the city of Nampa reporter. She started at the Idaho Press in May 2017 after graduating from the University of Idaho with a degree in journalism and communications. In her free time, Erin enjoys spending time with her family and exploring as much of Idaho as she can.
Greg Lee

Greg Lee
Sports Editor

  •   glee@idahopress.com
  •   @IPsportseditor
  •   Greg Lee is sports editor of a four-man staff. He oversees writers covering Boise State athletics, small college athletes and Treasure Valley high school athletics. He spent more than 33 years at The Spokesman-Review covering high school and college sports before joining the Idaho Press.
B.J. Rains

B.J. Rains
Sports Reporter

  •   brains@idahopress.com
  •   @bjrains
  •   B.J. Rains has covered Boise State athletics for the Idaho Press since 2013 and was named the NSMA Idaho Sportswriter of the Year in 2017 and 2018. He is a voter in the Associated Press Top 25 Men’s Basketball Poll and contributes to KBOI-TV as a Boise State insider. He also makes weekly appearances on KTIK radio.
John Wustrow

John Wustrow
Reporter

  •   jwustrow@idahopress.com
  •   @jwustrow
  •   John Wustrow has been a member of the Idaho Press sports staff since 2008. He covers College of Idaho and Northwest Nazarene athletics, the Idaho Steelheads, the Boise Hawks and also helps out on Boise State coverage. A Michigan native, he enjoys watching the University of Michigan and Detroit pro teams. To help cope with the constant disappointment of the Detroit Lions, he has been known to belt out a tune or two on the karaoke stage and is a member of a trivia team which has won multiple city league championships.
Jake King

Jake King
Reporter

  •   jking@idahopress.com
  •   @_Jake_King
  •   Jake King is a photojournalist covering anything and everything that happens in the Treasure Valley. As a Florida native and a recent graduate from the University of North Texas, Idaho weather is baffling to him. When he doesn't have a camera in his hands, Jake is either at home playing video games or out exploring this beautiful state, usually not far from a camera.
Bradley Guire

Bradley Guire
Production/News Print Manager

  •   bguire@idahopress.com
  •   @bradlyguire
  •   Bradley Guire fritters his life away playing with his dogs and watching Alabama football, Cubs baseball, superhero movies and shows and Doctor Who. In his spare time he is the News and Design Chief for the Idaho Press. He has worked as a reporter, editor, columnist, designer and general problem solver for newspapers since 2002.
Emily Pearce

Emily Pearce
Intern

  •   epearce@idahopress.com
  •   Emily Pearce is a news intern at the Idaho Press. She is a student at the University of Idaho who spends her time researching psychology and writing for the student paper. She is earning her degree in psychology and communications, and plans on being a journalist or psychologist. In her free time, she freelances, praises her dogs and binges "Broad City."

General

Diana Baird

Diana Baird
GM/Editor

Del Gray

Del Gray
Reporter

Advertising And Marketing

Jasmin Herrera
Marketting Consultant

Office

Stormy Clogston

Stormy Clogston
Office Assistant

General

Matt Davison

Matt Davison
President & Publisher

  •   208-465-8101
  •   mdavison@idahopress.com
  •   Matt Davison has been the President and Publisher of the Idaho Press-Tribune since Oct. 2010.
Holly Beech

Holly Beech
Managing Editor

Rhonda McMurtrie

Rhonda McMurtrie
Finance Director

General

Matt Davison

Matt Davison
President & Publisher

  •   208-465-8101
  •   mdavison@idahopress.com
  •   Matt Davison has been the President and Publisher of the Idaho Press-Tribune since Oct. 2010.
Scott McIntosh

Scott McIntosh
Managing Editor

Rhonda McMurtrie

Rhonda McMurtrie
Finance Director

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