Station Highlights

Emily Kwong: The new Raven Radio Reporter!


MUG SHOT: Emily Kwong was Raven Radio’s 2014-15 Winter News Fellow, and now she will be taking over as our full-time reporter! She loves this community, and we’re so excited that she’s sticking around! Show your support for our local … more

1-IMG_8827The Stardust Ball is Saturday, October 31st. Tickets go on sale October 15th for mug level members at the station and to everyone on October 16th at Old Harbor Books. Pledge now to get the first shot at tickets! Seattle funk band Eldridge Gravy and the Court Supreme will provide the tunes. Interested in performing a lip sync? Contact Ken at the station.

Waldholz signs off: “I am just proud of this radio station”

10014056_10101188215832742_1652773386_oRachel Waldholz is the Reporter for Raven Radio - KCAW. And after two years and countless stories, today is her last day on the job. In September, Waldholz will join the APRN as a roving, state-wide reporter on energy issues in Alaska. Beginning Monday, August 31st, Melissa Marconi-Wenzel will return as Morning Edition Host. Former Winter Fellow Emily Kwong will be the interim reporter as Raven Radio seeks a permanent replacement. Downloadable audio.

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.