Alaska Public Media LogoAlaska Public Media harnesses the power of multiple media platforms to make a more informed and connected life possible for all Alaskans. Alaska Public Media produces and presents news and content that provides lifelong learning opportunities in public affairs, health and leisure, science and nature, economic and social development, civic engagement and world events. The company is located in Southcentral Alaska and is comprised of KSKA radio, KAKM-TV, Create TV, PBS KIDS, and Alaska Public Media also operates the Statewide News and a shared television service with KTOO in Juneau and KYUK in Bethel. Alaska Public Media and its affiliates deliver content that reaches 97% of the population of Alaska.

Alaska Public Media offers trusted, award-winning national programming including Morning Edition, Nova, Masterpiece, and Frontline. The company also produces Alaska-specific programs including Line One: Your Health Connection, Alaska Morning News, Alaska Economic Report, Talk of Alaska, Outdoor Explorer Alaska News Nightly, Hometown, Alaska, and Alaska Insight. Additionally, it produces podcasts such as Iditapod and Midnight Oil.

Alaska Public Media partners with an array of local, regional and statewide organizations to achieve impact. Alaska Public Media’s partner portfolio includes the Alaska Community Foundation, Alaska Economic Development Corporation, United Way Anchorage, Anchorage Public Library, Anchorage Museum, Anchorage Community Land Trust, Anchorage School District and many more.

Alaska Public Media was founded in 1975 as KAKM TV. In 1994, KAKM merged with KSKA public radio, which launched Aug. 15, 1978 to form Alaska Public Telecommunications, Inc. In 2004, the company merged with Alaska Public Radio Network (APRN). was launched in 2011. In 2012, the company agreed to share TV services with KTOO in Juneau and KYUK in Bethel.


Making a More Informed and Connected Life Possible for All Alaskans


  • Authenticity
  • Excellence
  • Connection
  • Trust






  • Alaska Public Media app on iOS and Android
  • PBS Video app on iOS and Android
  • PBS Kids Video app on iOS and Android
  • NPR app


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