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John Thomas has been with IdaVend Broadcasting for over 26 years. John serves as News Director for the nine radio stations operated by IdaVend Broadcasting, Inland Northwest Broadcasting, and KRPL, Inc.
Avery Cooper grew up in Sedro-Woolley, Washington where he graduated high school at State Street High School. There, he pursued his AA college-transfer degree at Skagit Valley College. Cooper started school at Washington State University August 2017and studied in the Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, participating in KUGR as a sportscaster, and eventually as general manager. Cooper also spent time at The Daily Evergreen as a sports reporter. Cooper graduated with a degree in Journalism and Media Production, double-majoring in Multimedia Journalism and Strategic Communication with a minor in Sport Management.
Cooper loves to spend time outdoors – fishing, backpacking and hiking and is an avid Seattle sports fan.
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