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‘Twas the News before Christmas

There is a reason radio reporters are best heard -- and not seen -- during the holidays. (Flickr photo/istolethetv)

There is a reason radio reporters are best heard — and not seen — during the holidays. (Flickr photo/istolethetv)


You hear them every single weeknight of the year, on Alaska News Nightly, bringing you the events of the day from our huge state.

But how well do you really know them?

This is Clement Clark Moore’s holiday classic, The Night Before Christmas — from some of the most familiar voices on our airwaves.


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Dave Bendinger
Lauren Rosenthal
Robert Woolsey
Casey Kelly
Shady Grove Oliver
Emily Forman
Tony Gorman
Rachel Waldholz
Brianna Gibbs
Shaylon Cochran
Rosemarie Alexander
Phillip Manning
Lisa Phu
Ben Matheson
Aaron Selbig
Emily Schwing
Ariel Van Cleave
Annie Ropeik
Ed Schoenfeld
Anna Rose MacArthur
Angela Denning-Barnes
Jay Barrett
Ed Ronco

Thanks to Ariel Van Cleave at KBBI in Homer for creating our News Before Christmas!

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