Terry Rensel

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 his public broadcasting career at WQLN in Erie, PA. and has previously been Program Director at WUCF in Orlando, FL and WFPL in Louisville, KY.

Terry came to KBBI in April of 2007 to be the Program Director, and became General Manager in April 2016. He still can't believe that he's lucky enough to live in a place of such beauty and wonder.

Ways to Connect

Courtesy: State of Alaska

On Tuesday August 9th The Homer Chamber of Commerce held a candidate forum for the Alaska House District 31 race.

Welcome to the Homer Chamber of Commerce's District 31 Candidate Forum. The participants are Representative Paul Seaton of Homer, Homer Mayor Beth Wythe, and John Cox of Anchor Point. The forum took place on Tuesday August 9th and the Homer Elk's Lodge and was moderated by Chris Story.

Photo by Casey Marsh/KBBI

Welcome to the Friends of the Homer Public Library District 31 Candidate Forum. The participants are Representative Paul Seaton of Homer; Homer Mayor Beth Wythe; and John Cox of Anchor Point. The Forum took place on Friday August 6th at the Homer Public Library, and was moderated by Andy Haas.

KBBI will be broadcasting NPR's Special Coverage of the Republican Convention Monday through Thursday beginning at 4 p.m. as Republicans will meet in Cleveland to nominate Donald Trump for President. Due to this special coverage All Things Considered, National Native News, the KBBI Evening News, Alaska News Night, and Marketplace will not air on those days.

KBBI General Manager Dave Anderson, Program Director Terry Rensel, and Board of Director's President Dave Eckwert discussed all things KBBI during this hour long program that aired in place of CoffeeTable on Wednesday morning.

Dear KBBI members:

I am writing to let you know that KBBI’s general manager, Dave Anderson, has informed the board of directors and staff that he plans to retire in April. The board has accepted Dave’s resignation with regret, and a search committee comprising members of the community, staff, and board will be formed to begin our work to find his successor. We will celebrate Dave’s service to KBBI at a special event in early spring.

The KBBI Board of Directors seeks a General Manager to lead KBBI into the future.

We are unable to bring you the CoffeeTable this week. In its place we have the latest special from America Abroad; How Drones Are Reshaping the World.

You can find out more about this program here

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