Author: Kay Clements

Job Opportunities at KHNS, Step Right Up…

 KHNS DEVELOPMENT & OPERATIONS DIRECTOR KHNS seeks an energetic, committed, personable Development & Operations Director. The D&O  Director serves under the general supervision of the Station Manager, works with a paid staff, 50 volunteers, and is responsible for implementing and overseeing the activities of the Operations, Underwriting, Membership and Events Departments which comprise 25% of the station’s operating income. General Duties:   Underwriting Develop and sustain relationships with the business communities within Haines, Skagway and Klukwan including regular meetings with business owners for the purpose of selling underwriting and raising funds Develop and sustain relationships with government and nonprofit...

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Equipment Lowdown…

Not hearing us recently at 91.1 FM? AT&T have been upgrading their tower in Skagway and as a result, we lost our signal and KHNS was off the air on our translator frequency  until the work was completed. We lost it longer than we thought and  had some generous help in solving (and fixing) the problem with Tom Cochran of AP&T, Daniel Papke (KHNS DJ) and the talented crew at AT&T who, once they heard we were having issues, hopped a plane to Skagway in the first weather window and, as far as we can tell, all is good. Please let us know if you have reception issues.  gm@khns.org or call us at...

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News Drive A Big Success!!!

A Big shout out to all of you who called, came by, went online, used the telephone and/or yelled out the front door. With your amazing support, KHNS has raised  $12,763. The final numbers are still rolling in but we heard you loud and clear, KHNS News Counts and the combination of the quiet drive with one day  on air is efficient and popular. Big  thanks  to Wings of Alaska/Fjord Flying for their donation of two round trip tickets from Haines or Skagway to Juneau. Congratulations to Mardell Gunn and Diz Kistler who had the winning number and are taking home their complimentary travel vouchers. What else? Well, we’re working on our new production studio (almost ready!), we’ll have lots of wonderful holiday programming and of course, High School Basketball is almost here. Thank you from all of us at KHNS to all of you…you’re the real stars of local...

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Autumn Change at KHNS

With the change of season this year, we have some staff changes to report, both exciting and bittersweet: Our talented and fun News Director, Jillian Rogers, is moving back to the homeland (Canada) for a year or so making way for Emily Files to step smoothly into the role of News Director at KHNS. Filling Emily’s capable shoes is our newest member, Abbey Collins. Abbey comes to us from Massachusetts by way of an internship in Petersburg this summer  (with glowing recommendations). In Boston, she worked for the national program On Point with Tom Ashbrook before responding to the siren call of...

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