LISTEN: We’re celebrating 50 years of public radio in Alaska. Share your stories with us.

(Alaska Public Media file photo)

Public radio came to Alaska in 1970, providing a vital link between rural communities at a time when there were few. 50 years later, public radio has grown into a vast network across the state with over 20 stations. How was Alaska’s public radio network built? We’ll discuss it on the next Talk of Alaska.

HOST: Lori Townsend
GUESTS:

  • Alex Hills, founding GM, KSKA Anchorage
  • Bruce Theriault, former President, Alaska Public Radio Network & former GM, KRBD Ketchikan and KTOO Juneau
  • Doreen Simmonds, former reporter, KBRW Utqiagvik
  • Peter Twitchell, former general manager, KYUK Bethel

PARTICIPATE:

Call 550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast.

Send an email to talk@alaskapublic.org (comments may be read on air).

Post your comment before, during or after the live broadcast (comments may be read on air).

LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Aug 4, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
LIVE Web stream: Click here to stream.