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Vanessa Grieve became a part of KMVT News in February 2016, bringing her roots in Idaho Falls and her Mass Communication degree with an emphasis in Broadcast Production from Idaho State University.
Following her graduation, she embarked on her career by interning at the Idaho State Journal in Pocatello. Subsequently, she transitioned into a multimedia reporter role. After two productive years in reporting, Vanessa moved to Moscow, Idaho, where she continued her writing journey for the Idaho State Journal, initially as a freelance writer and later assumed the role of the editor for the Southeast Idaho Business Journal’s bimonthly magazine. During her time in Moscow, she ventured into the University of Idaho’s Video Production Center, where she handled various production tasks, including camera work, technical directing, and voiceovers.
Vanessa is marked by her inquisitive nature and her passion for connecting with people and sharing their stories with a broader audience. Beyond her professional pursuits, she shares a love for mountain biking, savoring quality live music, and the spontaneous art of cooking.
In terms of her education, Vanessa holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication with a focus on Television Broadcasting, and she also has a minor in Voice Performance.
Her dedication to journalism and storytelling has been recognized through various awards, including the Idaho Press Club awards from 2010 to 2012 and accolades from the Utah-Idaho-Spokane Associated Press Association in the years 2011 to 2013. Notably, she achieved the 2nd Place C.B. Blethen Memorial Award for Daily Print Editorial Staff Series in 2011, titled “The Tribe: History, Culture, and Legacy.” Her achievements also include the 3rd Place Rookie of the Year in the Daily Print category.