In Your Ears For 50 Years

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In honor of our 50th anniversary we're rolling out a brand new podcast.  "In Your Ears For 50 Years" is a look back at the history, memories, and moments that made KYUK. Featuring guests like Robert Nick, Peter Twitchell, Rhonda McBride, and many more!

For our final episode of “In Your Ears For 50 Years,” KYUK General Manager Shane Iverson sat down with KYUK Board Member Andrei Jacobs to talk about what the station is currently doing, some of the challenges we face in rural Alaska, and the station's hopes for the future.

This week, KYUK General Manager Shane Iverson sat down with former KYUK staffers Geoff Kennedy and Chris Ho to discuss the impact of the late John Active on KYUK and the world. 


This week, KYUK News Director Anna Rose MacArthur sat down with former news directors Rhonda McBride and Angela Denning to look back on their experiences working in the KYUK newsroom. The former news directors also talked about what kept them at KYUK, and how the Y-K Delta region impacted their lives.

This week, Steve Heimel returns with Emma Hill, Jacques Longpre, and Steven and Philip Blanchett from Pamyua to talk about how KYUK and the greater Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta region have influenced their music. And just like last week, we’ll get to enjoy some great music together.

This week, music lover and host of “Truck Stop,” Steve Heimel, sat down with four local musicians that have been heard on the KYUK airwaves for decades: Bobby Gregory, Ruth Evon, Ina Pavila, and Michael Faubion. Steve gets to know the musicians a little better, talks about what inspired them to make music, and listens to them perform some of their favorite songs.  

In this week's episode of "In Your Ears For 50 Years," KYUK Multimedia Director Katie Basile sat down with former program director Allen Auxier, and current technical engineer and former videographer Dean Swope to discuss how the multimedia department has changed over the last 50 years.

In this episode of "In Your Ears For 50 Years," guest host Katie Basile sat down with former intern Matthew Faubion and current intern Kaylee King. They talked about their experiences being an intern at KYUK, and how those experiences helped them move toward their desired career paths in media.