KNBA 90.3 FM – Alaska’s Native Voice

KNBA 90.3 FM is an online based broadcast radio station from Anchorage, Alaska, United States, generally playing, Music, Entertainment, News, and Adult Talkies. It is a popular radio station in Alaska, United States; in 2016 KNBA averaged 17,000 listeners each week tuning into KNBA. Koahnic Broadcast Corporation is the owner of this radio and founded in October 1996. On April 7, 1995, the station changed its call sign to the current KNBA.

Radio Slogan: “Alaska’s Native Voice”

General info:

  • City: Anchorage, Alaska
  • Frequency: 90.3 MHz (also on HD Radio)
  • Format: Adult album alternative
  • Transmitter coordinates: 61°25′22″N 149°52′20″WCoordinates: 61°25′22″N 149°52′20″W
  • Affiliations: National Public Radio, Public Radio International
  • Owner: Koahnic Broadcast Corporation.


Functions of KNBA 90.3 FM is made to appeal to an extensive listener-ship within south-central Alaska, along with sole interest directed at Alaska live along with other cultural minorities. The programming includes an admired music arrangement, which is both approachable to the tastes and desires of the Alaska Native population and appealing to the general population. This will be partnered with high-quality News, Public Affairs, and information. Most programs are designed to engage, educate, and delight the community and have an optimistic effect on the lives of Alaska’s major Native village while minimizing racial discrimination through the community conversation of issues and events which will enlighten the entire community.


  • Acoustic Accents

Produced in Tok, AK Bud Johnson brings us a weekly review of Folk and Singer/Songwriter music.

  • Acoustic Cafe

Acoustic Café is a two-hour weekly radio show, and an independent media production of RDR Radio, LLC. The program is produced and hosted by Rob Reinhart, who started the show in 1995. Find out a bit more history here.

  • AK Namaste

AKNamaste host DJ Aviva Shanti presents yogic practice on the radio, featuring Yogis, Gurus, sharing music and practice each Sunday morning on KNBA.

  • American Indian Living

American Indian Living, a one-hour weekly talk show focusing on health issues in Indian country, viewed in a holistic way in keeping with traditional Native perspectives, hosted by David De Rose M.D.

  • Beat Roots Alaska

Tune-in Monday nights at 8:00 pm where live DJ’s are keeping the dance and electronic sounds alive and pumping in the AK. Don’t forget to check out the “Monday Beat Treat” special on the first Monday of each Month.

  • Borealis Bluegrass Breakdown

The Borealis Bluegrass Breakdown (BBB) is South Central Alaska’s one and only Bluegrass Radio Hoedown.

  • Camille Conte Show

Politics, sex, spirituality, rock n roll, whatever the topic Camille’s perspective is insightful, thought provoke & cutting edge.

  • Dead or Alive

Dead or Alive, Alaska’s premier radio show featuring live music from The Grateful Dead, Phish, Widespread Panic, Hot Tuna, and many others. Kick up your week by tuning in to KNBA 90.3 FM Every Tuesday from 8:00pm – 10:00pm.

  • E-Town

eTown is a place where music brings us all together and we work (and play) together to make things better. eTown is also an independent radio program that seamlessly blends great live music from the top.

  • Echoes

Echoes is a daily two-hour music soundscape, distributed by Public Radio International and broadcast on 130 radio stations from Maine to California.

  • Friday Night Mix

A little rap, a little dance and a little hip-hop — it’s all in the mix.

  • Hold Each Other Up

Each week Laurie Cropley creates a special program, with her cohosts Joaqlin Estus and Meda DeWitt, sharing the music, life stories and inspirations of featured American Indians and Alaska Natives.

  • Island Style

Tune in for a tropical mix of Hawaiian classical/contemporary/Jawaiian, plus hot hits from the Islands, as well as other parts of Polynesia.

  • Jazz Vibes

Playing the best of smooth, vocal and funky jazz, plus the classics every now and then. Jazz is a very special genre of music where it is basically limitless. Various artists whom you would have never classified their talent as jazzy definitely.

  • Living on Earth

Living on Earth is a weekly, hour-long and highly acclaimed news program.

  • Morning Line

Start your mornings with Music and Community. KNBA Music Director Danny Preston is the expert on the best new music and he showcases it while mixing with your favorite classic artists and tracks.

  • National Native News

National Native News started production in 1987 to provide Native and non-Native public radio listeners with a regular, timely and balanced source of news about Native issues.

  • Native America Calling

Live every weekday from 9am – 10am Alaska Standard Time.  NAC is the nation’s largest electronic talking circle. Our weekday program focuses on news and information relevant to Native communities.

  • Soul Delux

Soul Deluxe is a weekly radio program featuring eclectic mix sets by Phoenix-based DJ Byron Fenix. The show spotlights Soul music and various genres that either gave rise to or were influenced by it, including Electronic, Disco, Funk, Hip-Hop etc.

  • The Afternoon Music Show

New music takes center stage weekdays 3pm – 6pm on The Afternoon Music show hosted by Loren Dixon, you’ll discover new bands and songs, re-discover cool classics.

  • Voices from the Circle

Voices from the Circle is a weekly one-hour show that brings you traditional and contemporary Native music, entertainment, storytelling, poetry, and pow wow trail information and events, hosted by Jim DeNomie and Barbara.


Contact info:

Social Contact: Facebook, Twitter, Website.

Address: 3600 San Jeronimo Drive, Suite 480, Anchorage, AK 99508.

Contact no: Office: (907)793-3500; Request Line: (907)279-KNBA (5622) has KNBA 90.3 FM in its listings. Just click and enjoy.

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