KYUK AM

People

  • News Director

  • Videographer/Editor/Graphic Designer

    Dean first showed up at KYUK as a volunteer in 1986 on a Sunday night  show called Radio Free Bethel, co-hosted with Craig McMahan (Martin McKenna).

    In 1988 Dean was hired as master control operator for TV.

    In 1990 Dean became the...

  • Administrative Assistant
  • Wellness Programming Producer

    Gabby Hiestand Salgado is a second year Jesuit Volunteer and is the Wellness Programming Producer. She was raised in Seattle, Washington and went to school at Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania where she studied Classical...

  • Content Producer
  • Managing Editor

    Johanna Eurich's vivid broadcast productions have been widely heard on National Public Radio since 1978. She spent her childhood speaking Thai, then learned English as a teenager and was educated at a dance academy, boarding schools and with...

  • Yup'ik Translator & On-Air Host

    Julia was born in Bethel and grew up in Tuntutuliak. She was born the last of 6 children. She was raised in a Yup’ik household and spoke only Yup’ik until she was about 10 years old. 

    Julia was married in 1995 and moved to Kwigillingok....

  • Multimedia Producer/Director

    Katie Basile is a photographer and multimedia storyteller from Bethel, Alaska. 

    After graduating with a degree in Photojournalism from the University of Montana, Katie lived in Prague and interned with Spectrum Pictures. Eventually she...

  • Development Director
  • Reporter

    Krysti Shallenberger reports on climate, energy and natural resources development for KYUK. She travels to Alaska by way of Washington D.C., where she was an editor at Utility Dive, a trade publication, and a reporting fellow at E&E News....

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