Jake Putnam

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Agriculture
Occupation writer, photographer, filmmaker
Location Boise, Idaho, United States
Introduction Jake Putnam grew up on a farm outside of Portneuf Gap, Idaho. Along the way he taught tennis, taught at a junior high school, worked on a newspaper, and spent 13 years as a broadcast reporter. While reporting he met kings, and movie stars, covered the Statehouse, flew in fighter jets and nearly got burned up in the great Yellowstone fire. He has an Emmy and two nominations to his credit. Putnam now writes for the Producer and Quarterly magazines, and the Farm Bureau News blog.
Interests Tennis, photography, film-making, history, reading biographies, the old west, college football, Idaho State University