Alaska is a U.S. state situated on the northwest boundary of North America. It is the biggest state in the United States. Alaska’s Media produces and presents news, drama, music, health and leisure, science and technology, economic and social development, civic engagement and world events etc. related programs. FM radios and radio programs are very popular in Alaska’s inhabitants, all ages of people. There are more than 30 established radio stations in this region. Influences on music in Alaska include the traditional music of Alaska Natives as well as folk music.
Here briefly describe top 10 Popular radio Stations of Alaska.
KOTZ FM plays various types of music genres like News, Variety music and very conscious about listeners demand and choice. Public radio station KOTZ served Eskimo communities spread along the rivers and coasts of northwest Alaska. This radio provides 24 hours- local, statewide, and national news, weather, and music programs. KOTZ FM generates unique ideas, and to believe creatively about how to communicate them to audiences.
KOTZ FM is different, this station officially a public radio station with no advertising support, didn’t fit the model. They served all the listeners in Northwest Alaska, and they sounded more like a commercial station with top 40 and country music.
Radio Website: www.kotz.org
KSKA FM, (frequency- 91.1 FM) is a Public radio station provides National News and World News from Anchorage, Alaska, United States. It is a non-commercial radio station. Alaska Public Media is the owner of this radio station. Basic Genres are; National News, World News, and Public Radio. This radio broadcasts 24-hours-a-day and reaches about 60 percent of the coverage area’s population. The station airs public radio programming from the National Public Radio network and the BBC World Service. Radio Slogan: “Public Radio for Alaska”
Car Talk, Fresh Air, NPR’s Morning Edition, Talk of the Nation, Global Business, BBC World Business News, The World Today, World Briefing, The World Tech, National Native News, Talk of Alaska etc. are popular news programs of KSKA Radio.
Radio Website: www.alaskapublic.org
KXJ 1330 Juneau is a classic hit formatted online radio station, broadcast from Juneau, Alaska, serving Southeast Alaska, with frequency 1330 kHz. Slogan: ‘Juneau’s Greatest Hits’. This radio station entertains its listeners by streaming all sorts of classic hit songs of diverse categories one after one. Audience participant, talk show, special guest invitations programs are very popular of KXJ 1330 Juneau radio station.
The compassion spirit of KXL is to keep amused its listeners all day all time by playing Classic Rock, Hits and Pop music. KXJ 1330 Juneau official website address is kxjradio.com. The purpose of this plan is to build listener interest during the programming. After all, all programs undoubtedly win the loyalty of their listeners.
Radio Website: www.kxjradio.com
KFAT 92.9 Anchorage isn’t just about the music, they are about people too. Familiar as “Alaska’s Hottest Hits”, This radio provides Hits music, local news, and information. The station is currently owned by Ohana Media Group. Other sister stations are KBBO-FM, KTMB, KMBQ, and KXLW. KFAT is one of the highest-rated radio stations in Alaska.
KFAT believe that- ‘our strength is in our staff’. It is not just professionalism and expertise that set our staff apart. This radio’s staff has a strong promise to public service, to produce the most excellent promising sound on their station and to exceeding the prospect of the clients they serve.
Radio Website: http://www.kfat929.com/
101.3 KGOT is an internet-based commercial Top 40 (CHR) radio station in Anchorage, Alaska. KGOT started using the moniker “Alaska’s #1 Hit Music Station” in 1996 under the Program Director Paul Walker. It plays diverse categories of hit songs featuring Classic, Rock, R and B, Hip Hop, Jazz etc. The station was #1 in the market for many years in the late 90’s and early 2000’s. Some central talent included Scott & Stu for many years into the 21st century. The station still identifies as “Alaska’s #1 hit music station today.
Radio Website: kgot.iheart.com
KNBA 90.3 FM is an online based broadcast radio station from Anchorage, Alaska, United States, generally playing, Music, Entertainment, News, and Adult Talkies. Radio Slogan: “Alaska’s Native Voice”. The programming includes an admired music arrangement, which is both approachable to the tastes and desires of the Alaska Native population and appealing to the general population. Most programs are designed to engage, educate, and delight the community and have an optimistic effect on the lives of Alaska’s major Native village.
Radio Website: knba.org
Mind-blowing Rock 94.7 KZND airs an active rock music format. Basic Genres: Rock, Modern Rock. It is a commercial radio station located in Houston, Alaska. On August 1, 2014, KZND shifted their format to active rock, branded as “Pure Rock 94.7”.
Popular Programs: E-Town Concert, Weekend Edition, Harmonia, From The Top Classical Guitar, River City Folk, Jazz Travel, Blue Grass Breakdown, The Soul of Jazz Rock-A-Billy, Acid Drop etc. are the popular programs of KZND FM.
Radio Website: www.947kznd.com
KWHL – 106.5 FM is an online based commercial active rock music radio station and is very cognizant of listeners’ demand and preference. The slogan of KWHL FM: Alaska’s Rock! Alpha Media is the owner of KWHL FM Radio Station. Alpha Media is a different multimedia company allocation your desired music, sports, and news transversely a diversity of platforms.
Popular Programs: Chewbacca, Bob & Chad, Porno Brad, Alice, David “The Colonel” Sanders, T-Rex, The Dude, Susynn are very popular programs of this radio station. Just click radio website for their programs schedule.
Radio Website: www.kwhl.com
KFQD is an online based radio station from Anchorage, Alaska in service on 750 AM and 103.7 FM. It is owned by Alpha Media LLC and broadcasts in a news/talk format. This radio station also simulcasts the newscasts of Anchorage television station KTUU.
It is Alaska’s first radio station brings you daily news and talk. Alpha Media LLC is the owner of this radio station. Alpha Media was created by veteran radio administrative, Larry Wilson in August 2009 and was initially named Alpha Broadcasting. Alpha Broadcasting at first acquired six Portland radio stations; KINK-FM, KUPL-FM, KUFO-FM, KCMD-AM, KXL-AM, and KXTG-FM.
Radio Website: www.kfqd.com
BOB FM – 92.1, (KBBO-FM) provides attractive programs for listeners, generally playing Adult Contemporary, Country, Pop music. Slogan: “Playing Whatever We Want.” Here provides great minute-by-minute playlist so you can find that piece you really liked.
This radio station plays a wide variety of familiar music, centered on Classic Rock, Classic hits from the 70’s and 80’s, as well as some songs from the 90’s and Today. Here also play the mix of modern music and the great classics. “Classics for kids”, “Composers Music”, Listeners Participations are interesting and a bit different to other things out there.
Radio Website: www.921bob.fm