Koahnic, KNBA to broadcast AFN live

Koahnic Broadcast Corporation and KNBA 90.3 FM will bring the Alaska Federation of Natives (AFN) Convention into the homes and offices of all Alaskans by providing gavel-to-gavel radio coverage and up-link by satellite to remote village public radio stations across Alaska.

Stations scheduled to broadcast the 2011 AFN Convention include: KNBA-Anchorage, KBRW-Barrow, KYUK-Bethel, KCUK-Chevak, KDLG-Dillingham, KSUA-Fairbanks, KOTZ-Kotzebue, KSKO-McGrath, KSDP-Sand Point, KUHB-St. Paul, KNSA-Unalakleet and KIAL-Unalaska.

Complete audio streaming for mobile devices will also be available at www.knba.org and through Native Voice 1, www.nv1.org. In addition to the live, gavel-to-gavel coverage, KNBA will produce three 5-minute updates each day of the convention in English, Yup’ik, Inupiaq and Koyukon Athabascan. KNBA will also produce an hour-long update each day at noon and a one hour recap at the end of the convention.