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Love Cross

Morning Edition Host and Editor

Love Cross joined KLCC in 2017. She began her public radio career as a graduate student, serving as Morning Edition Host for Boise State Public Radio in the late 1990s. She earned her undergraduate degree in Rhetoric and Communication from University of California at Davis, and her Master’s Degree from Boise State University. In addition to her work in public radio, Love teaches college-level courses in Communication and Sociology.

In 2024 Love was awarded her third consecutive Edward R. Murrow award for Best Newscast in the Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska region. She also received that award in 2019. Her newscasting was also recognized as part of the KLCC News team's 2024, 2023 and 2022 Edward R. Murrow Overall Excellence award. In 2022 she was also bestowed with a regional Murrow award for Excellence in Sound for her piece Sounds from the ballgame: Emeralds return to PK Park. A 2021 newscast earned her a national 1st Place honor from the Public Media Journalists Association (PMJA) in 2022. In 2019 Love received a PMJA award for Best Newscast. She has also earned awards for her hosting and reporting from the Idaho State Broadcaster’s Association and the Idaho Press Club.

Love is an avid music lover and enjoys yoga, going to concerts and sporting events, and hanging out with her husband and their daughters.

You can hear her on Morning Edition weekdays from 4 to 9 a.m.