Idaho Business Review editor Burgess is departing
Kim Burgess, the editor of the Idaho Business Review, is leaving the Bridgetower Media publication.
Burgess is leaving on Oct. 14 and joining a company called BeMyApp and doing communications. She will remain based in Boise.
Managing editor Sharon Fisher will serve as interim editor until the paper hires a new editor.
Burgess joined the Idaho Business Review in May 2018 as special sections editor, managing a dozen awards publications and unique magazines. She became editor in September 2018.
A Utah native, Burgess has worked at newspapers around the West.
Previously, Burgess covered K-12 education for the Albuquerque Journal, New Mexico’s largest media company. In that position, she broke the story of a school board member who reportedly embezzled over $700,000 from a charter school for low-income children.