KYUK News Garners 7 Alaska Press Club Awards

by Mike Martz on May 3, 2013

KYUK News received seven Alaska Press Club awards last month for achievement in a number of radio news catagories.

John Active received a first place award in the Best Profile catagory for his profile of the late Buster Richardson.

Mark Arehart received three second place awards and one third place award.  His storyon the Akiak erosion disaster won a second place in the single story catagory;  his story on low Yukon River King salmon returns took second place in the best radio feature catagory and he received a second place in best education reporting for his story on hybrid schools.  Mark also received a third place award for best single story reporting for his story of Middle Kuskokwim residents’ fears about the loss of their subsistence culture.

News director Angela Denning-Barnes took home two second place awards, for crime/court reporting on the Kaiser murder trial and for sports reporting on Rohn Buser winning the Kuskokwiim 300 Sled Dog Race.

Congratulations to all for their award winning work.

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