Dean Swope

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 KYUK news videographer and traveled all over the Delta and the state, gathering images to share with the public.

Dean now works  on video, photography, graphics, and other duties associated with the day-to-day needs of a small broadcast station in bush Alaska.

Ways to Connect

Avery Lill / KYUK

Watch KYUK exclusive interviews with the top three finishers of the Bogus Creek 150.

Greg Lincoln / Delta Discovery

The opening games of the 2017 ASAA March Madness Alaska 1A games began Wednesday, March 15.

The Scammon Bay Girls team won their match against Tri-Valley with a final score of 90 to 46. The Scammon Bay Boys took on the Klawock Chieftans but were unable to secure the win, coming up with 39 points to Klawock's 66.

Taking Aim
Photo by Dean Swope / KYUK

Story by Rafe Johnson, Gladys Jung Middle School.


        The Bethel Archers competed on Friday, January 27 against the Tri-County North Schools of Lewisburg, Ohio in a virtual tournament. This was the first tournament of the year, and the Bethel Warrior Archers did well. Come and join us on February 17 for the next tournament at Gladys Jung Gymnasium.

Results of January 27 match:

Elementary Boys

1st Place        Ellis Johnson, Bethel        278/300