Station Highlights

Ken and Rachel Fate to Co-Manage Raven Radio


The Raven Radio Board of Directors is pleased to announce the hiring of co-general managers, Ken and Rachel Fate. They have been hired to co-manage Raven Radio in a job sharing position. Ken and Rachel bring with them decades of … more

General Manager Ken Fate to step down in October

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General Manager Ken Fate with Maximus, one of a family of two more cats Penny and Moe, his lil’ pup Olivia and his beautiful bride Rachel

Come October, I will have worked with Raven Radio for 25 years and I’m … more

KCAW news intern is one TUF customer

Vaness Walker opted for XTRATUFFS sooner rather than later. "I was worried about getting swamp foot," she says. (KCAW photo/Rebecca LaGuire)Originally from Vallejo, California, Walker says she was not used to walking back and forth to work in soaking footwear.

It’s a sign!


Today Seimeen announced that the name of her new Wednesday 2-4 show would be “The Good Vibes Show”. Ten minutes later she opened a package and found this inside! Can’t argue with that! Tune in for two hours of music … more

Rich McClear Celebrates 50 years on the radio!

150429_Rich50thRich McClear celebrated 50 years of radio today on the Good Day Show! Rich was a Raven Radio founder, as well as its first General Manager.  He said his family wanted him to go to law school and he had been accepted, but when he got to the mail box to mail the check, he turned back around and said, “I can’t do this. I want to be a Disc Jockey.”

Listen: Raven News flies high at 2015 Alaska Press Club Awards

11023811_10152908175669163_5073065669061109618_oKCAW News made several trips to the podium last Saturday (4-25-15) at the 2015 Alaska Press Club Awards. In case you missed them, here's a rundown of our award-winning news last year.

Happy Birthday Raven Radio!

1-Raven in 1984-page-001Thirty-three years ago today, March 6, 1982, Raven Radio KCAW signed on as your community radio station. And it all started with a lone voice, cast out in to space in the hope that someone - anyone - was listening. Thank you to all our listeners, from Yakutat to Port Alexander, Sitka to Kake, Pelican, Elfin Cove, Tenakee, and Angoon, who keep Raven Radio thriving.

Studio Xeno’s New Light!

150202_xenolight_01Since Studio Xeno was added to the downstairs of the Cable House, the plan has been to put in an "On Air" light to indicate when someone was recording inside. We're excited to say our light is now in place above the door to the studio!

Morning host Melissa Marconi-Wentzel signs off

Marconi-Wentzel has been hosting Morning Edition on and off since 2004. On her last day, she said, "I hope to be back some day. Raven Radio and all of the listening communities will never be far from my thoughts." (Rachel Waldholz/KCAW photo)Thousands of KCAW listeners across the region -- from Yakutat to Port Alexander -- have awoken to the voice of Melissa Marconi-Wentzel saying, "Good Morning. You are listening to Morning Edition." But how much do you know about the person behind the voice?

Former KCAW fellow documenting 100 stories of gun violence in Milwaukee

1-Laylah-compositeThe former Winter Fellow has taken on an ambitious new project. Emily Forman is the Senior Producer of the Precious Lives Project, led by 371 Productions, to produced 100 episodes and a community engagement campaign about gun violence.