Michelle Bartlome

News Director


By Paul Johnson

Michelle Bartlome is the News Director.

Before joining KMVT, Michelle worked as a Bureau Reporter for 2 ½ years at KIFI-TV, Local News 8, in Pocatello, ID.

Michelle graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University in August of 2007 with a Master's degree in Broadcast Journalism. Before attending Syracuse University, Michelle earned her Bachelor's degree in Public Relations from Penn State University in State College, Pennsylvania.

Before graduating from Penn State, Michelle spent a semester abroad at The University of Manchester in Manchester, England where she interned at Channel M News and NBC in London.

Michelle started her television career with an internship at WSYR-TV in Syracuse, NY. Michelle also worked in Washington, D.C. as a correspondent for KODE-TV in Joplin, Missouri.

Michelle is a Board member for the Twin Falls Rotary Club, a member of the Twin Falls School District Budget Committee, a volunteer with Girl Scouts Troop #6 and a graduate of the Twin Falls Area Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Program.

Michelle was born and raised in New Jersey. She is the middle of three siblings and her family lives on the East Coast.

When Michelle’s not working, she enjoys running, snowboarding, watching Penn State Nittany Lions football and spending time with her husband, son and two stepdaughters.

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