Contact KVAK


KVAK On-Air & Online Logo
P.O. Box 367

Valdez, AK 99686
Physical Address: 501 E. Bremner Street #2
Phone: 907-835-5825 * Fax: 835-5158

NEWS Desk:

Welcome to KVAK Radio! KVAK AM – 1230 has been on the air in Valdez since 1981 under the ownership of various different companies. NorthWave Communications, Inc. bought KVAK AM in 1995 and modernized the station. May 1, 1999 NorthWave brought FM Radio to Valdez, building KVAK FM. NorthWave brought Hit Music and Classic Rock to the airwaves at 93.3 FM and Country Music and talk radio at 1230 AM.


Laurie InterviewingGeneral Manager – Laurie Prax | 835-5825


Office Manager-Traffic & Billing /Sales & Promotions
Jessica Watson || 835-5825

Christine Griffin PictureNews Director – Christine Griffin | 835-5825

Editing & Production – Marianne Prax | 835-5825

Ad Production & Promotions – Heidi Franke | 835-5825

Editing & Production – Richard Colapietro| 835-5825

Justin PictureEditing & Production – Justin Prax | 835-5825

Weekend Weather & Production – Robert Covington | 835-5825

KVAK is proud to be an active member of Valdez and supports many youth and community activities. Our children’s programs make it fun for kids to participate in radio; our sports and fishing programs are among the best in the state and we have local promotions and contests year-round. We feature state-of-the-art technology in a down-home atmosphere. Our local programs like the Valdez Fishing Report are uniquely Alaskan and aired in Fairbanks. If it’s happening in Valdez ­ you’ll hear about it on KVAK Radio.