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About IdahoPTV

Idaho Public Television

50 Years of Service to Idaho

Idaho Public Television (IdahoPTV) is a statewide, non-commercial broadcast telecommunication system and media provider based in the capital city of Boise with additional staffed facilities in Moscow and Pocatello.

Mission Statement

We harness the power of public media to encourage lifelong learning, connect our communities, and enrich the lives of all Idahoans. We tell Idaho's stories.


These foundational values guide our efforts to meet the needs of the communities we serve:


  • We earn the trust of our viewers by providing engaging, informative and balanced media content and resources.
  • We earn the trust of our donors by operating efficiently with integrity, transparency and accuracy.


  • We maintain a professional statewide broadcast delivery system to reach all Idaho communities, delivering excellent programming, local productions, online resources and educational materials.
  • We value highly skilled, passionate, creative employees who have the highest integrity and offer them the support they need to be successful.

Lifelong Learning

  • We offer engaging, quality educational content and access to resources for parents, teachers and people of all ages, encouraging exploration and discovery.
  • We foster participation and collaboration in educational, informational and civic activities.


  • We provide free programming and resources to every Idaho community, valuing the needs of our diverse audiences.
  • We implement proven technology to increase access for all and are proactive about embracing innovative ideas and concepts.


  • We are attentive to the needs and concerns of the communities we serve, valuing diversity of people and perspectives.
  • We are a community-supported public media organization and utilize our resources effectively and efficiently to reach the highest standards of programming and services.

Southwestern Idaho - KAID/KIPT

Southwest and central Idaho, Twin Falls, and the Wood River Valley. Transmitters are located in Boise (KAID) and Twin Falls (KIPT).

KAID/KIPT studio and office facilities are located in the Idaho Public Television headquarters at:

Idaho Public Television
1455 N Orchard St
Boise ID 83706-2239
(208) 373-7220
(800) 543-6868

Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Closed on Holidays.


Eastern Idaho - KISU

Eastern Idaho, Pocatello, Idaho Falls, and vicinities. KISU transmitters are located on East Butte, near Pocatello. KISU was originally established as KBGL television in 1971.

KISU studio and office facilities are located in the Kegel Liberal Arts Building on the campus of Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho.

Idaho Public Television
921 S 8th Ave STOP 8111
Pocatello ID 83209-8111
(208) 282-2857

Office hours are 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Closed on Holidays.

Northern Idaho - KUID/KCDT

Northern Idaho transmitters are located in Moscow (KUID) and Coeur d'Alene (KCDT).

KUID/KCDT studio and office facilities are located in the Radio/TV Center on the University of Idaho campus in Moscow, Idaho.

Idaho Public Television
875 Perimeter Dr MS3101
Moscow ID 83844-3101
(208) 885-1226

Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Closed on Holidays.

Additional Information

Executive Staff


Idaho State Board of Education

IdahoPTV is an entity of the Idaho State Board of Education, which holds in the public trust television and related broadcast telecommunication licenses issued and governed by the Federal Communications Commission. The State Board of Education holds open meetings. For dates and times, visit the State Board of Education website.

The State Board of Education members are: Linda Clark, President; William G. Gilbert, Jr., Vice-President; David Hill; Shawn Keough; Kurt Liebich; Cally J. Roach; Cindy Siddoway; and Debbie Critchfield, Superintendent of Public Instruction and Secretary. Matt Freeman is the executive director of the Idaho State Board of Education.

Reports and Documents

View Reports and Documents for Idaho Public Television and Friends of Idaho Public Television, Inc.

General Manager

For information regarding IdahoPTV's General Manager, Jeff Tucker, please click here


Idaho Public Television’s production team has won hundreds of national and regional awards, including regional Emmys, CINE Golden Eagles, Telly Awards, New York Festival awards, Society of Professional Journalists awards, Worldfest Awards, and a Peabody.