Primary Election Coverage on KSKA, KAKM and APRN

Here is a comprehensive list of election coverage provided by KSKA FM 91.1, KAKM Channel 7 TV and the Alaska Public Radio Network for the 2010 Primary and General Election season in Alaska.  Check back for updates as coverage develops:

Primary Election Coverage

JULY 2010

Talk of Alaska: Joe Miller, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate

  • Thursday, July 8
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am (LIVE)
  • KSKA FM 91.1 and APRN member stations statewide, Listen Now
  • Steve Heimel hosts Joe Miller and callers statewide

Talk of Alaska: Bill Walker, Republican candidate for Governor

  • Thursday, July 15
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am (LIVE)
  • KSKA FM 91.1 and APRN member statewide, Listen Now
  • Steve Heimel hosts Bill Walker and callers statewide

Talk of Alaska: Ralph Samuels, Republican candidate for Governor

  • Tuesday, July 20
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am (LIVE)
  • KSKA FM 91.1 and APRN member stations statewide, Listen Now
  • Steve Heimel hosts Ralph Samuels and callers statewide

Talk of Alaska: Hollis French, Democratic candidate for Governor

  • Thursday, July 22
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am (LIVE)
  • KSKA FM 91.1 and APRN member stations statewide, Listen Now
  • Steve Heimel hosts Hollis French and callers statewide

Talk of Alaska: Mead Treadwell, Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor

  • Tuesday, July 20
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am (LIVE)
  • KSKA FM 91.1 and APRN member stations statewide, Listen Now
  • Steve Heimel hosts Mead Treadwell and callers statewide

AUGUST 2010

Talk of Alaska: Eddie Burke, Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor

  • Tuesday, August 10
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am (LIVE)
  • KSKA FM 91.1 and APRN member stations statewide, Listen Now
  • Steve Heimel hosts Eddie Burke and callers statewide

A Closer Look: Ballot Measure #1, Anti-Corruption Act

  • Tuesday, August 10
  • 2:30 – 3:00 pm, (repeating Wednesday, August 18 at 9:00 pm)
  • KSKA, FM 91.1, Listen Now
  • KSKA’s Len Anderson takes A Closer Look at the first proposition on the August ballot. Anti-Corruption Act? Or Alaska Gag Law?

Hometown, Alaska: Ballot Measure #1

  • Wednesday, August 11
  • 2:00 – 3:00 pm (LIVE), repeating 10:00 pm
  • KSKA, FM 91.1. Listen Now
  • Hosted by Kathleen McCoy

In view of the death of Ted Stevens

  • Gov. Parnell has canceled public campaign activity including Talk Of Alaska for this Thursday Aug 12. Talk Of Alaska for Thursday will  reflect on The Legacy of Ted Stevens
  • Commonwealth North has postponed the Republican Gubernatorial Debate from Thursday Aug. 12 to Monday Aug 23.
  • Running programming scheduled for Wednesday, August 18 has been postponed.  Rescheduling details will be posted as they are confirmed.

Addressing Alaskans: Democratic Gubernatorial Debate

  • Thursday, August 12
  • 2:00 – 3:00 pm
  • KSKA, FM 91.1, Listen Now
  • Participants:  Sen. Hollis French, Ethan Berkowitz.  Moderator:  Retired Superior Court Judge, Karen Hunt. Hosted by Commonwealth North.

RUNNING:  Southcentral candidates for the House and Senate

  • Monday, August 16
  • 7:00  pm – 9:30 pm (LIVE)
  • SIMULCAST on KSKA, FM 91.1, participating APRN member stations statewide and KAKM, Channel 7 TV. Audio posted by district under RUNNING
  • Jill Burke interviews candidates running for the House and Senate seats in Southcentral, Alaska

Talk of Alaska: Ethan Berkowitz, Democratic candidate for Governor

  • Tuesday, August 17
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am (LIVE)
  • KSKA FM 91.1 and APRN member stations statewide, Listen Now
  • Steve Heimel hosts Ethan Berkowitz and callers statewide

A Closer Look: Ballot Measure #2

  • Tuesday, August 17
  • 2:30 pm – 3:00 pm (repeating Wednesday, August 18 at 9:00 pm)
  • KSKA, FM 91.1, Listen Now
  • KSKA’s Len Anderson takes A Closer Look at second proposition facing voters.  The measure would forbid a minor from getting an abortion without a doctor informing at least one parent before moving forward with the procedure. The measure would also enforce legal penalties on doctors who perform abortions on minors without consent of the minor’s parents.

RUNNING Southcentral candidates  for the House and Senate

  • Tuesday, August 17
  • 7:00  pm – 9:30 pm (LIVE)
  • SIMULCAST on KSKA, FM 91.1, participating APRN member stations statewide and KAKM, Channel 7 TV. Audio posted by district under RUNNING.
  • Michael Carey interviews candidates running for the House and Senate seats in Southcentral, Alaska

Talk of Alaska: Lisa Murkowski, Republican candidate for U.S. Senate

  • Thursday, August 19
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am (LIVE)
  • KSKA FM 91.1 and APRN member stations statewide, Listen Now
  • Steve Heimel hosts Lisa Murkowski and callers statewide

Hometown, Alaska: Ballot Measure #2

  • Thursday, August 19
  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (LIVE), repeating 10:00 pm
  • KSKA, FM 91.1
  • Hosted by Teeka Ballas, Listen Now

RUNNING: Candidates for U.S. Senate, U.S. House, Governor, and Lt. Governor

  • Thursday, August 19
  • 7:00  pm – 10:00 pm (LIVE)
  • SIMULCAST on KSKA, FM 91.1, participating APRN member stations statewide and KAKM, Channel 7 TV. Audio posted by district under RUNNING. VIDEO: Lisa Murkowski vs. Joe Miller.
  • Lori Townsend and Michael Carey host candidate running for U.S. Senate, U.S. House, Alaska governor and lieutenant governor

Talk of Alaska: Republican candidate for Lieutenant Governor, Jay Ramras

  • Monday, August 23
  • 10:00 am – 11:00 am (LIVE)
  • KSKA FM 91.1 and APRN member stations statewide
  • Steve Heimel hosts Jay Ramras and callers statewide, Listen Now

Addressing Alaskans: Republican Gubernatorial Debate

  • Monday, August 23
  • Broadcast time 7:00 – 9:00 pm
  • KSKA, FM 91.1, Listen Now
  • Participants: Gov. Sean Parnell, Bill Walker, Ralph Samuels  Moderator: President Commonwealth North, Joe Beedle. Hosted by Commonwealth North

Primary Election Night: Live Coverage

  • Tuesday, August 24
  • 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
  • KSKA, FM 91.1 and APRN member stations
  • As election results come in, APRN’s Steve Heimel and Dave Donaldson talk with APRN reporters stationed around the state and at election central in Anchorage.

Last Update: Monday, August 23.