Our new schedule launches today and each day this week we’re highlighting the changes and especially the new programs we’ve added. You can learn all about the new schedule in our update packet (PDF, 1MB) or read more here.
Here & Now — 9:00 a.m.
This is an hour-long daily spin through not only all the big news stories, but the stories behind the stories and some of the less-crucial but equally intriguing things happening in the world. Host Robin Young brings over 25 years of eclectic broadcast experience to the show from the Discovery Channel, CBS, ABC, and NBC. Airs Mon-Fri.
World Briefing & World Business News — 1:00 p.m.
We’re boosting international coverage each weekday on KSKA. World Briefing offers the latest news from BBC correspondents worldwide and features news analysis, business and sports. World Business News brings KSKA listeners regular updates and analysis of the big business news that affects consumers, the environment and global trade, plus the big talking points in the financial markets.
The Writer’s Almanac — 3:01 p.m.
Though KSKA has carried the Almanac in the past, now it’s available 7 days a week at regular times. Tune in to hear Garrison Keillor recounting the highlights of this day in history and reading a short poem or two. Listen Mon-Fri just before the 3:00 p.m. Fresh Air.
Living on Earth — 7:00 p.m. Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is a weekly environmental news and information program comprised of news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological issues. Airs as part of our Science, Technology & Environment program track Mon-Thu at 7:00 p.m.
Selected Shorts — 9:00 p.m. Selected Shorts features some of the finest artists of the American theater reading contemporary and classic short fiction—the most distinguished works of the early masters such as Chekhov, Maupassant, Malamud, and Singer, and the fresh, vivid, diverse works of a new generation of remarkable literary talents, such as Pulitzer Prize-winning Jhumpa LaHiri and literary catalyst Jonathan Franzen. Airs as part of our Lectures & Letters program track Mon-Thu at 9:00 p.m.
Soundprint — 10:00 p.m. Soundprint is a weekly collection of long-form non-fiction works by outstanding producers and new voices in public radio. Each program explores one subject in depth, from the impact of AIDS in Haiti to civil rights issues in Mississippi. Soundprint exploits the richly imaginative, personal medium of radio. Airs as part of our Public Affairs program track Mon-Thu at 10:00 p.m.
New timeslot runs from 5:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
First airing now broadcast at 1:30 p.m.
Line One: Your Health Connection
Repeat now airs at 8:00 p.m. Airs as part of our Health & Healthcare program track Mon-Thu at 8:00 p.m.
Mission: To serve as a trusted public forum and education source that inspires Alaskans with stories of their time and place, informs them with news from the local to the global, and connects them to a statewide community through shared experiences and interests.