Sitka may be forced to cut three additional teaching positions, if the legislature reduces education funding by five-percent. This comes on top of the two teachers and four paraprofessionals the district cut in April.
An award-winning film premiering on PBS tonight (6-19-17) has an Alaska connection. Real Boy is the story of a transgender youth launching a career as a musician in the Bay Area of California. The film was directed by Shaleece Haas, a former news intern at KCAW in Sitka.
Flutist, Amy Taylor and violist/violinist, Christian Colberg have flown in to play chamber music for the Sitka Summer Music Festival. They talk about what listeners can expect in their many performances, which start today and continue throughout weekend.
The application period is now open for KCAW's Post-Graduate Fellowship in Community Journalism. This 30-week program is an opportunity for a recent Journalism school graduate or established print reporter to build a portfolio in broadcasting. The application deadline is Friday, July 21, 2017. The Fellowship starts in mid-September.
Raven Radio is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator to assist the General Manager with programming, operations and managing large on-air volunteer program. Required qualifications: strong production and on-air skills; demonstrated organizational, teaching and computer skills; ability to work with wide variety of people and to work flexible hours. Read a full job description and find out how to apply here. This job is open until filled. First application review will be Monday, June 26th.
Maps detailing where Homer’s fishing charters have focused their effort over the years.Homer is known as the “Halibut Fishing Capital of the World.” But, charter operators aren’t just targeting the prized bottom fish these days....