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Myers to pen legislative news for Free Press

Jeff Myeres

Jeff Myeres

GRANGEVILLE – Free Press readers may notice a new name from time to time in the pages of Idaho County’s oldest newspaper.

Jeff Myers is a senior studying journalism at the University of Idaho who will be graduating in the spring. He is currently working as an intern sponsored by the McClure Center and will be covering the 2015 Idaho Legislative session. A selection of stories that pertain to Idaho County will appear in the Free Press.

Myers was born in Boise and has lived in Idaho all his life. He grew up in Middleton and attended the schools of Middleton’s District 134 from elementary through high school, where he graduated in 2006. He has two associate’s degrees from College of Western Idaho, one in communications and one in general studies.

“At the University of Idaho I have taken numerous courses relating to news media and its production in a variety of formats — media writing, reporting, broadcast/cable/ web programming, and broadcast TV/studio program production to name a few,” he said. “I have enjoyed my time studying at the U of I and through my education have developed a passion for reporting the news.”

In addition, Myers will be submitting stories to the Bonner County Daily Bee, the Owyhee Avalanche, and the Power County Press and Aberdeen Times. He will also operate as a correspondent for Moscow Idaho Public Radio, working under the direction of U of I instructor Glenn Mosley.


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