People

  • FM On-air host

    Born in New York state, Andy has been involved in public radio since forever, it seems. Along with a master's degree in studio arts, music has been a major preoccupation for him. Soon after arriving in Fairbanks in 1995, he took the...

  • FM On-Air Host

    Brian Smart, Saturday afternoon host, grew up in Fairbanks and studied for an associate's degree in science at UAF. He was on air at KSUA (student radio) before learning that KUAC was hiring and joined the KUAC staff two years ago. He hosts...

  • FM On-Call Announcer
  • On-Air Host, FM Operations & Traffic Coordinator

    John Perreault was born and raised in Fairbanks, around UAF and radio. He was volunteering for KUAC and KSUA even before he was a journalism and broadcasting student at UAF in the late 1990s. After moving to Seattle in 1999 to earn an associate...

  • FM Music Director, Volunteer Coordinator, and host and producer of Alaska Live

    Lori’s love for public broadcasting runs deep. She was raised on Car Talk, Morning Edition, A Prairie Home Companion, and later while studying wildlife biology at Bethel College in North Newton, Kansas,  she realized that if she helped answer...

  • FM On-air host

    Susie became a volunteer announcer at KUAC in 1991 and an on-call announcer in 1994.  She began broadcasting during high school in Pennsylvania, where she produced and hosted a weekly current events program.   After graduating from Syracuse...

  • FM News Reporter & On-Call Host

    Tim has worked in the news business for nearly 30 years, mainly as a newspaper reporter and editor in southern Arizona. Tim first came to Alaska with his family in 1967, and grew up in Delta Junction before emigrating to the Lower 48 in 1977 to...