People

  • Development Director

    Alder is thrilled to be working at KBBI after growing up listening to it.  She brings experience in advertising, grant writing, membership  and communication.

  • Business Manager

    Dorle Harness has been the Business Manager for KBBI since 2004. After traveling in Alaska on and off throughout the 1980s from Germany, Dorle has made the Homer area her home over 20 years ago and can’t imagine living anywhere else. Her first...

  • Content Director

    Kathleen Gustafson came to Homer in 1999 and has been involved with KBBI since 2003

    She is responsible for all aspects of local program and content creation, on-air and on-line, for KBBI.

    When not working at the station,...

  • Operations Coordinator and Host

    Matt grew up in small town Eastern Massachusetts, close enough to Boston to listen to big city radio. Before finding a home in Homer, Alaska, he lived in Seattle, San Francisco, Boston, and Santiago, Chile.

    He’s worked in a museum, a...

  • Host / News Intern

    Owen Duffy was born and raised in Homer. He began volunteering at KBBI in late 2013, his senior year at Homer High School. After graduating in 2014, he began working at KBBI as a fill-in host. He has hosted Weekend Edition, Morning Edition, and...

  • Reporter / Morning Edition Host

    Shahla first caught the radio bug as a world music host for WMHC, the oldest college radio station operated exclusively by women. Before coming to KBBI, she worked at Capital Public Radio in Sacramento and as a science writer for the California...

  • General Manager

    Terry graduated from the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford with degrees in History/Political Science and Broadcast Communication, and from the University of Alaska Southeast with a Master of Public Administration degree.

    He started...