49 Voices: Tribute to Annie Feidt

This week on 49 Voices, we’re doing something a little different. Our long-time editor and producer Annie Feidt will be leaving Alaska News Nightly to manage Alaska’s new Regional Journalism Collaborative focused on energy and environment. While she’ll still be heavily involved in making statewide news, she won’t be the one editing frazzled reporters, wrangling deadlines, and making sure there’s a show to air every night. As our editor she may very well be furious that we changed to tonight’s program without her permission, but we thought it was important to let her know how much she’ll be missed.

Annie Feidt (Photo by Zachariah Hughes, KSKA - Anchorage)
Annie Feidt (Photo by Zachariah Hughes, KSKA – Anchorage)

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Providing their tributes to Annie were:

Angela Denning with KFSK in Petersburg.

Ed Schoenfeld with CoastAlaska in Juneau

Anne Hillman with KSKA in Anchorage.

Quinton Chandler and Daysha Eaton with KBBI in Homer.

Ed Ronco with KPLU in Seattle

Emily Kwong with KCAW in Sitka

Ashley Gross with KPLU in Seattle

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Wesley is a reporter for Alaska Public Media, covering primarily city government and Anchorage life. He previously worked at Alaska Public Media as a web editor, producer and education reporter before a two-year stint in Kotzebue, AK as News Director for KOTZ-AM.
David Waldron began his radio career in 2000 as a volunteer DJ at UAA’s radio station KRUA 88.1, where he hosted a weekend music show. In 2004 he was hired as the station’s Music Director, and held the position until his graduation in 2007. After a few radio odd jobs, he was hired by Alaska Public Media in 2008 as an operator and audio engineer. He currently engineers the statewide programs Alaska News Nightly and Talk of Alaska for APRN, as well as KSKA's Hometown Alaska and Line One: Your Health Connection. He also hosts and produces AK, a weekly news program that airs at the end of Alaska News Nightly on Fridays. dwaldron (at) alaskapublic (dot) org | 907.550.8425 | About Dave

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