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

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Local cook Teri Robl joined Host Daysha Eaton on the CoffeeTable to talk about holiday cooking and memories. They discussed, and took listener calls, about favorite holiday recipes, family traditions, and suggestions on what to serve during the holidays.

Join KBBI on Thanksgiving Day from 8-10 a.m. for The Splendid Table's Turkey Confidential, their annual live Thanksgiving call-in show. This year's scheduled guests this year are Jacques Pepin, Dave Isay, Nigell Lawson, and Andrew Zimmern.

You can find out more about the program, including the number to call-in with your questions at http://www.splendidtable.org/episode/turkey-confidential-2015.

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Homer Mayor Beth Wythe, and Council Member David Lewis joined KBBI's Quinton Chandler to discuss the December 1st Special Election in the City of Homer to suspend funding the Homer Accelerated Roads and Trails (HART) fund and directing those dollars into the City's General Fund. The discussion also covered the City's current financial situation and touched on other matter the City is dealing with.

KBBI's Dorle Harness

Author Dana Stabenow joined Host Quinton Chandler, KBBI's Terry Rensel and listener call-ins to talk all things books. The program was a discussion about the books that we've been reading, and recommendations of books to read in the future. A list of all the books discussed on the program can be found at Dana's website.

We are unable to bring you the CoffeeTable program this week. In its place will be a special from American Radioworks: Beyond the Blackboard.

You can find out more about this program at http://www.americanradioworks.org/documentaries/beyond-the-blackboard/

Kenai Peninsula United Way

Representatives from Homer-area non-profits and the Kenai Peninsula United Way joined Host Quinton Chandler to discuss how the state's current fiscal climate is affecting their funding, not just the funds that they receive from the state, but from local municipalities, and individual donors.

We are unable to bring you the CoffeeTable program this week. n its place will be a special from American Radioworks: Boots to Books.

You can find out more about this program at http://www.americanradioworks.org/documentaries/from-boots-to-books/

Due to Tuesday's Municipal Election on the Kenai Peninsula, there will not be a CoffeeTable program this week. In its place will be a special from American Radioworks: Teaching Teachers.

You can find out more at http://www.americanradioworks.org/documentaries/teaching-teachers/

Image Courtesy of the Kenai Peninsula Borough

Willy Dunne, Candidate for the District 9 seat of the Kenai Peninsula Borough joined Host Quinton Chandler to discuss his positions and issues facing the Borough prior  the Municipal Election that occurs on Tuesday October 6th.

Dawson Slaughter, the other candidate in the race, never responded to our invitation to participate in the program.

Image Courtesy of the City of Homer

Candidates Donna Aderhold, Beau Burgess, and Joni Wise joined Host Quinton Chandler to discuss the issues  facing the City of Homer, and their positions on them, in the first of two programs featuring candidates for 2 open seats on the Homer City Council in the Municipal Election that occurs on Tuesday October 6th. 

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