Giving Tuesday 2021
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Giving Tuesday 2021

Alaska Public Media LogoAlaska Public Media harnesses the power of multiple media platforms to make a more informed and connected life possible for all Alaskans. Alaska Public Media produces and presents news and content that provides lifelong learning opportunities in public affairs, health and leisure, science and nature, economic and social development, civic engagement and world events. The company is located in Southcentral Alaska and is comprised of
KSKA radio, KAKM-TV, Create TV, PBS KIDS, and Alaska Public Media also operates the Statewide News and a shared television service with KTOO in Juneau and KYUK in Bethel. Alaska Public Media and its affiliates deliver content that reaches 97% of the population of Alaska.

Alaska Public Media offers trusted, award-winning national programming including Morning Edition, Nova, Masterpiece, and Frontline. The company also produces Alaska-specific programs including Line One: Your Health Connection, Alaska Morning News, Alaska Economic Report, Talk of Alaska, Outdoor Explorer Alaska News Nightly, Hometown, Alaska, and Alaska Insight. Additionally, it produces podcasts such as Iditapod and Midnight Oil.

“This is probably one of the most important public services we have going for us today in Alaska…” – U.S. Representative Don Young, Alaska

Speaking about public media in Alaska before the board of directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Sept. 2012, Washington, D.C.

Alaska Public Media partners with an array of local, regional and statewide organizations to achieve impact. Alaska Public Media’s partner portfolio includes the Alaska Community Foundation, Alaska Economic Development Corporation, United Way Anchorage, Anchorage Public Library, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage Community Land Trust, Anchorage School District and many more.

Alaska Public Media was founded in 1975 as KAKM TV. In 1994, KAKM merged with KSKA public radio to form Alaska Public Telecommunications, Inc. In 2004, the company merged with Alaska Public Radio Network (APRN). was launched in 2011. In 2012, the company agreed to share TV services with KTOO in Juneau and KYUK in Bethel.


Making a More Informed and Connected Life Possible for All Alaskans


  • Authenticity
  • Excellence
  • Connection
  • Trust


Over the Air 7.1
GCI/Yukon TV 7 & 657
Dish 6 & 7
YouTube TV
PBS Video app on Roku, FireTV, iOS devices – iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Android devices

Create TV
Over the Air 7.2
GCI/Yukon TV 94
Dish 8

Over the Air 7.3
GCI 15
Dish 9

Over the Air 7.4
GCI/Yukon TV 97
Dish 10
YouTube TV
PBS KIDS Video app on Roku, FireTV, iOS – iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Android devices.

Alaska Public Media TV is also carried in Bethel, Juneau and major cable systems in Alaska.



Alaska Public Media app on iOS and Android
PBS Video app on iOS and Android
PBS Kids Video app on iOS and Android

Members make public media possible. Learn more about ways to support Alaska Public Media.