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KUAC Garners Regional & State Reporting Awards

KUAC Garners Regional & State Reporting AwardsKUAC FM news team is thrilled to announce it has won two Edward R. Murrow Regional Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association as well as seven awards from the Alaska Press Club.

Both Edward R. Murrow Regional Awards will go on to the national competition next month. The 2013 Iditarod Sled Dog Race coverage won in Best Feature Reporting category while “Spearfishing: A Lesson” won in the Best Feature Reporting Category. See all results here.

At the state level KUAC received: Second Place–Best Sports Reporting, First Place–Best Single Story Reporting. Third Place–Best Environmental Reporting, Second Place–Best Reporting on Health or Science, Third Place–Best Reporting on Government or Politics, Third Place–Best Arts Reporting, and Second Place–Best Comprehensive Coverage. See all results here.

Congratulations Dan Bross, Emily Schwing and Tim Ellis!

Weekend Cooking Hour with Martha Stewart & Cook’s Country, Saturdays at 3 pm on KUAC TV

Weekend Cooking HourJoin KUAC for an hour dedicated to the chef inside each of us! This Saturday, Martha Stewart’s Cooking School takes on a variety of pork dishes including porchetta while Chris Kimball and his team at Cook’s Country dig into South Carolina Pulled pork and grilled chicken wings. Two shows perfect for summer grilling! Tune in Saturday afternoon at 3, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1 or GCI Cable Channel 9.

Spirit of KUAC Awardee Announced

Pat ColeLast night at the annual KUAC Volunteer Appreciation event, we were honored to present the 2014 Spirit of KUAC award to the late, great, Pat Cole. Pat was nominated in recognition of exceptional volunteer service to KUAC over three decades. The KUAC community joined all of Fairbanks, and Alaska in the loss of an exceptional man. For more information about the volunteer event and the Spirit of KUAC award, please visit HERE.

Bob Edwards Weekend, Sundays at 5 pm on KUAC2

Bob Edwards WeekendBob Edwards Weekend is a two-hour interview showcase, in which celebrated (and previous 24-year Morning Edition) host Bob Edwards highlights the life and work of interesting people. Featuring in-depth interviews with newsmakers, journalists, entertainers and other compelling figures, Bob Edwards Weekend is just one of the programs available on KUAC2 online, KUAC HD2 or KUAC TV 9.6.

Click here for full schedules and more information about KUAC’s HD Radio.

Fit 2 Stitch, Saturdays at 2 pm on KUAC TV

Fit 2 StitchFit expert Peggy Sagers shares her vision for creating a garment that fits perfectly. FIT 2 STITCH concentrates on 3 elements: design, fit, and stitching. Learn the rules of pattern making and how they apply to making a garment ready for successful stitching. FIT 2 STITCH joins its sister show IT’S SEW EASY inspiring viewers to make garments that they will love to wear and that fit perfectly. Join Peggy as she ventures into the world of pattern and style for the perfect fit! Tune in for the new season Saturday afternoons at 2, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1 or GCI Cable Channel 9.

Infinity Hall Live, Saturdays at 6 pm on KUAC TV

Infinity Hall LiveInfinity Hall Live celebrates the music and energy of groundbreaking American artists. The acoustically perfect Infinity Music Hall, an historic 130-year-old venue in Norfolk, Connecticut, provides an intimate setting for engaging, authentic and heartfelt performances by an eclectic group of musicians. Singer-songwriter Tori Amos is the first to take the stage in Season Two of Infinity Hall Live. Tune in Saturday evenings at 6, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1 or GCI Cable Channel 9.

Cool Spaces!, Thursdays at 10 pm on KUAC TV

Cool Spaces!It shapes our world in visible ways by defining the streetscape and the skyline. It also shapes our world in tangible ways by creating spaces where we live, work, and play in relative safety and comfort. Architect Stephen Chung, calls such spaces cool and asks obvious questions that most of us would like to ask. Who wanted this done? Why? What did they hope to accomplish? Why do these buildings look and feel the way they do, and, ultimately, what did it take to bring them to fruition. Tune in Thursday nights at 10 through May 8th, on KUAC TV Channel 9.1 or GCI Cable Channel 9.