The Idaho Broadcasting History Education Center
1024 – 12th Ave. S., Nampa, Idaho (Former KFXD Offices & Studios, 1937)

Invites you to RSVP for our Next No-Host Luncheon!

(Purchase lunch from menu if you choose – No Charge to attend)

Friday, January 27, 2023


Smoky Mountain Pizzeria Grill

415 East Parkcenter Blvd.

Boise, Id 83706 (208) 429-0011

Our Program will honor...

Veteran Boise Radio & TV journalist,
News Director, and former KIVI-TV
Channel 6 & KNIN-TV Channel 9
Newsroom Assignment Manager

Steve Bertel
who was known on radio as

“Steve McKennon”

Steve will talk about some of the major stories
he covered in his 10-year radio news career at


…and his 20-year TV career at the very busy

Channel 6 and Fox 9 Assignment Desk

Plus, special feature reports he produced like

“Did Roger Miller really compose

‘King of the Road’ in Boise?”

…and his current writing and radio work!

There will be historic photos,

vintage air-checks, videos…

Plus the chance to ask Steve

any questions you may have!

We’ll be in the Aspen Room that seats 49 people


Please RSVP NOW for this lunch by Email or Phone

Call the Foundation office at (208) 853-7756

Text Art Gregory at (208) 761-1396 or via Email:

Our Mission:

To provide as an independent, non partisan organization, a permanent and living repository, for the preservation of the history of radio and television broadcasting within the State of Idaho, from inception, to and including, the present;

To bring to the community at large a broader knowledge of how pioneers in Idaho Broadcasting created enormous impact on the evolution of society; 

To stimulate in people of all ages, especially the young, a recognition of the practical and real contributions to our quality of life that radio and television broadcasting has provided, and continues to provide, to the citizens of Idaho.

Organizational Structure:

The History of Idaho Broadcasting Foundation, Inc. is an Idaho non-profit corporation incorporated in January of 2004 with the Idaho Secretary of State. We were granted 502 (c) (3) Tax Exempt Status by the IRS as of Jan 1, 2017. 

Art Gregory is President of the organization, Frank Aden Jr. is Vice President and Secretary, and Rockwell D. Smith is Treasurer.  There are no paid employees. The corporation is staffed by volunteers. Funding for the organization will come from donations, membership and sponsorship fees, grants, and through the sale of official History of Idaho Broadcasting Merchandise and Memorabilia. All funds raised will be used to fund the work of the organization.


Peter Robbins, CPA with Corbett & Robbins, LLP is the Corp’s financial advisor.

 Randolph E. Farber, Nampa Attorney, is the Corporation’s General Counsel.
Robert L. Shaver, Registered Patent Attorney with the Boise firm Dykas, Shaver & Nipper, is the Corporation’s Copyright Advisor.

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