KUAC Launches Weekday Newscast on KUAC FM at 5:45 p.m.

KUAC Launches Weekday Newscast on KUAC FMKUAC and the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner are teaming up to bring listeners an evening newscast each weekday beginning Monday, October 5 at 5:45.  Hosted by the News-Miner’s Tom Hewitt, this five minute program will include stories and reports from KUAC, News-Miner reporters, and public broadcasting stations around the state.

Tom Hewitt is an editor for the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. Born and raised in Fairbanks, he received his journalism education at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Before working at the News-Miner, he was the government and politics reporter for Interior CBS television affiliate KXD – News 13.

Tune in weekdays at 5:45 p.m. to KUAC FM, KUAC HD, KUAC online and KUAC TV 9.5.

Calling All KUAC Phone Bank Volunteers!

Calling All KUAC Phone Bank Volunteers!It’s time! Gather your group together and sign up to help KUAC during the Fall Fundraiser October 10-18 by going to this link We’re using VolunteerSpot again to sign up GROUPS only first. We will need everyone’s name and email address in your group (and please note in the comments which GROUP you are representing).

If you are an individual or a party of one, please wait for our call for individual phone bank volunteers later in September.

We’re looking forward to greeting you all in October at the KUAC studios!

The Great British Baking Show Season 2, Thursdays at 7 p.m. on KUAC TV

The Great British Baking Show Season 2Follow the trials and tribulations of passionate amateur bakers whose goal is to be named the U.K.’s best. Each week, the bakers tackle a different skill, the difficulty of which increases as the competition unfolds. Mary Berry, a leading cookbook writer, and Paul Hollywood, a top artisan baker, serve as judges. Together with hosts and comic foils Sue Perkins and Mel Giedroyc, Berry and Hollywood search for the country’s best amateur baker by testing the competitors’ skills on cakes, breads, pastries and desserts, crowning a winner after 10 weeks of competition. Tune in Thursday nights at 7 on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.

Support KUAC through Fred Meyer Rewards

Support KUAC through Fred Meyer RewardsJoin the nearly 60 other households and share some love with KUAC (84486) with this great program from Fred Meyer! Just sign in to your Fred Meyer account and update your account settings. If you don’t have a Fred Meyer Rewards Card account, sign up today and make your purchases go further by supporting your favorite public broadcasting station, KUAC. You won’t lose your own rewards points or coupons, you just make them bigger!

Since joining the program in spring 2014, KUAC has received more than $2,800 in support from the Community Rewards Program.

Go to this link: and enter KUAC’s NPO# 84486.

KUAC Kids & KUAC Kids Club

KUAC Kids & KUAC Kids ClubDo you know any KUAC Kids? Maybe you were a KUAC Kid once? KUAC has one place to go for all the fun, games, videos and educational resources public broadcasting can bring!

Visit or look for the Kids tab at the top of to learn about PBS Parents, PBS LearningMedia, PBS Kids/PBS Kids Go!, and the PBS Kids Super Vison app. While there, check out the new and fun way to support children’s programming on KUAC, the KUAC Kids Club and check out the KUAC Kids Happy September Birthday video! Questions? Call 474-7279.


KUAC’s Fall Fundraiser October 10-18Start gathering your friends, family and colleagues to lend a hand at KUAC’s Fall Fundraiser October 10-18! Check back soon to sign up your group to answer phones on our Volunteer Spot page.

Red Green Launches KUAC’s Farewell Red Green Regatta

Red Green Launches KUAC's Farewell Red Green RegattaAt the sound of a starter pistol fired by UAF Chancellor Brian Rogers at 11 am on Sunday, July 26th, 2015, some 79 vessels launched from Graehl Park for KUAC’s Farewell Red Green Regatta!

Red Green himself made a special appearance to help officially retire the event, and he told us, “More than 100 stations have broadcast the Red Green Show, but no station engaged their community quite like KUAC.”

Congratulations to the winners, and our heartfelt thanks to the Fairbanks community for making the Red Green Regatta such a resounding success – 19 years for this flotilla of fun! Click here to read more

Sunday Changes on KUAC2 and KUAC3

Changes coming to KUAC2 and KUAC3 this weekend on SundayBeginning at 11 a.m., KUAC will broadcast Encounters in place of Nerdette and debut Alt. Latino at 11:30 a.m. While Nerdette and Encounters, are not producing new programs, Encounters has numerous shows for broadcast. Cycling through all of them is resulting in some repeats but not within the year. However, Nerdette has far fewer shows made for radio broadcast, and these shows have repeated several times already on KUAC2.

Alt. Latino features interviews and insightful conversation about Latin events and culture and introduces listeners to new alternative Latin music, including diverse genres such as cumbia, Mexican garage rock, mariachi and more.

Xponential Radio continues to kick off at noon every Sunday and starting this Sunday, an extra hour from 4 to 5 is offered on KUAC2. We experimented with several different shows in the 4 o’clock hour but none of the shows are producing a weekly series to fill an entire year.

KUAC2 is produced using a high level of automation to reduce the hours spent by staff to keep the content fresh, and we also strive to keep listeners engaged with the programing. Balancing the two goals has led us to increase the hours of Xponential Radio on Sundays by one hour.

On KUAC3, KUAC will be making a change to ensure the weekly automation runs more seamlessly. Pipedreams moves up to the 4 to 6pm spot and trades places with Sunday Baroque, which will now air from 6 to 10pm.

KUAC2 and KUAC3 are additional services that are available many ways for listeners. Try the NPR app on your mobile device to stream all three KUAC stations. HD receivers are available for your home and vehicle to listen to KUAC over the digital airwaves.