PHC trip winner basks in the glow of a warm welcome in St. Paul

PHC trip winner basks in the glow of a warm welcome in St. PaulUAF student and KUAC volunteer Hannah Harrison is still glowing from the warm welcome and weather she and her guest Tom Redington enjoyed, after traveling to see A Prairie Home Companion in St. Paul, Minn. She won the trip giveaway held after the FM Fall Fundraiser, and was mentioned on the program last week when it aired. They even got a photo with PHC host Garrison Keillor. Read more on Hannah’s blog, and try not to envy her too much. Congratulations, Hannah, and thanks for representing KUAC and our audience so enthusiastically!

KUAC TV to Become Independent of AlaskaOne

KUAC TV to Become Independent of AlaskaOneInterior Alaska’s public television station is returning to its roots. Effective July 1, KUAC, like its radio counterpart, will be a standalone station serving Interior Alaska.

At the November 18th meeting of the Alaska Public Broadcasting Service (APBS), the corporate entity for the AlaskaOne consortium whose members include the general managers at each of Alaska’s four public television stations, a motion was approved to move the public television centralized feed of AlaskaOne for KUAC, KTOO, and KYUK to Alaska Public Telecommunications, Inc. Read More

KUAC team wins TWO ABA Goldie Awards this year!

KUAC team wins TWO ABA Goldie Awards this year!Congratulations to KUAC’s award-winning television production team which has done it again, scoring TWO coveted Goldie Awards from the Alaska Broadcasters Association! The team, consisting of Aaron Elterman, editor, Deb Lawton, Producer, Gretchen Gordon, Assistant GM and Director of Development, and Lisa Scerbak, Communications Manager, earned recognition for two television spots. One, the best TV Promotional Announcement Division 2, was for a quirky animated spot promoting the 2011 Red Green Regatta. The second was for the Uniquely Alaskan Program Division 2, for KUAC’s 2011 AlaskaOne Poster Artist Profile of Sue Steinacher of Nome, which aptly captured the landscape which inspires her artwork. Great work, team!

Design Alaska strikes gold during record-smashing ‘extreme pledging’ hour, raising $27K during one hour of “Alaska Live!”

Design Alaska strikes gold during record-smashing 'extreme pledging' hour, raising $27K during one hour of During an inspiring acoustic spotlight on Alaska Live, Wednesday, Oct. 19th, a new record was set when Jack Wilbur of Design Alaska raised $18,511 in one hour, which completely steamrolled over the victory he scored last year raising $10K-plus. Of the 83 total pledges received in the 10 p.m. hour, 73 of those were at the challenge grant level of $125 or more. For those, Design Alaska had pledged to kick in an additional $125 to each one, adding $9,125 onto the amount of pledges called or given online, bringing the grand total to $27,636 in support of Alaska Live and KUAC. Read More

Thank you ALL for a dazzling grand finale of $305,797 in support for KUAC FM!

FM Fall FundraiserIn a stunning FM Fall Fundraiser with many high points and high fives – including over $27K for one hour of Alaska Live and $11K in one hour of Folk Sampler – quieter moments also stood out. We are pleased that 267 new donors stepped up to support KUAC for the first time – a number of them youth like 11 year-old Sonia, who made her first gift ever to KUAC on Wednesday, then came in two days later to make a second gift. Read More

Discover the KUAC FM Playlists treasure trove for locally produced programs!

Discover the KUAC FM Playlists treasure trove for locally produced programs!Want to know the title of that swingin’ song on The Oldies Show last month, or which album that Del McClinton song was from that Leone played on Postcards? Search Playlists for most locally produced shows. Or explore the KUAC FM Program Guide by individual show (click on the blue text “Playlist”), by day or by program. If the title of the program is underlined in blue, click on that to connect to a web link for syndicated shows, like WorldCafe.

Dive into this treasure trove of astounding music!