Live TV, in-person, via Zoom… have mic, will travel

(Note: I don’t really travel with my own mic)

Sweet Treefort photo by J.M. Schert!

FEB. 12, 2021: A look at how Boise arts groups were working together to fight systemic racism.

OCT. 10, 2020: A short panel trying to make sense out of a complicated proposed amendment to the Idaho Constitution.

JULY 30, 2020: Just about everything went wrong with this digital City Club of Boise forum except the conversation — fascinating to hear from city leaders around around Idaho on the social, budgetary and economic impacts of COVID-19.

APRIL 17, 2020: This was our first attempt at a Zoom forum at City Club of Boise — fortunately with some pros in Idaho’s Statehouse press corps.

Sept. 20, 2019: The City Club teamed up with a number of transportation agencies in the summer of 2019 for a series of events looking at issues around the Boise valley. This forum looked at what was coming as we continue to grow.

Sept. 19, 2018: We try not to do “debates” per se at the City Club, but we do hold discussions with candidates, like these for Ada County Commission seats.

July 23, 2018: This was a fun one about the opening of the remodeled Idaho State Museum.

March 2015: I tried not to fanboy too much over singer and songwriter Emily Wells in this Hackfort talk on the intersection of arts and technology at the Treefort Music Fest.

February 19, 2013: This was a live forum for University of Idaho’s McClure Center for Public Policy with some pretty bit hitters from Congress, made extra notable by the “bras d’honneur” Wyoming GOP Sen. Alan Simpson flashed me midway through…

October 27, 2012: The debate between candidates for Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District.

October 10, 2012: The debate between candidates for Idaho’s 1st Congressional District.

May 12, 2012: This episode of The Idaho Debates, jointly presented by Idaho Public Television and the League of Women Voters, was for a Republican primary in Idaho’s 2nd Congressional District.

Idaho Reports

If you are really wanting to dive in, have a sleep disorder or are writing your thesis specifically on Idaho state governance in the years 2011-2013:

Over these years, Idaho Reports won multiple awards:

  • 2013
    • First Place – “Water Infrastructure,” Best Agriculture Program, Idaho State Broadcasters Association
    • First Place – Best Use of Social Media, Idaho Press Club
    • Second Place – “Wind Turbines,” Government/Political, Idaho Press Club
    • Third Place – “Redistricting,” Government/Political, Idaho Press Club
    • Second Place – “Idaho’s Economic Front,” Idaho Press Club
    • Second Place – Public Affairs Program-Studio, Idaho Press Club
    • Gold Remi – Political/Commentary, Worldfest International Film Festival
    • Bronze Telly – “Occupy Boise,” Internet/Online News category
  • 2012
    • Silver REMI – Worldfest International Film Festival
    • Third Place – Government/Political, Idaho Press Club
  • 2011
    • Platinum Award – Political/Commentary, Worldfest Houston International Film & Video Festival
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