A behind the scenes look at what keeps volunteers on their toes.
KUAC 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.
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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
Beginning 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.
Family Travel with Colleen Kelly breaks new ground as the first ever television show dedicated to traveling with families of all ages. Host and Family Travel Guide, Colleen Kelly explores must-see locations and attractions throughout the U.S. and abroad, sharing expert travel tips and insights to create easier family vacations filled with once-in-a-lifetime memories. Tune in Sunday mornings at 9:30 on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
The rural countryside of a fictional county in England provides the backdrop for this long-running crime series based on the novels of Caroline Graham. A lush visual style, quirky characters and ubiquitous red herrings recall classic public television British mysteries of the past. At the center of the Midsomer Murders investigations is Detective Chief Inspector Tom Barnaby, played by actor John Nettles (Bergerac), and Detective Sergeant Daniel “Dan” Scott (John Hopkins). Tune in Friday nights at 7 (with repeats on Saturdays at 9pm & Sundays at 4pm) on KUAC TV Channel 9.1, or GCI Channel 9 & GCI Channel 657 for HD.
Stay tuned for a full recap with pictures of the antics, the vessels and prize winners!