Joaqlin Estus

KNBA News Director

  Joaqlin is Tlingit and English-Irish. She’s of the Raven moiety, Ḵaach.ádi clan, from Wrangell in southeast Alaska.

At KNBA, Joaqlin is responsible for producing daily newscasts, a monthly call-in show, and special projects such as short series, interviews, and one-hour shows on tribal sovereignty, climate change and Alaska Natives, and the Alaska Federation of Natives convention.

Her radio news reporting experience includes work at KTOO, in Juneau; at KNOW-Minnesota Public Radio, in St. Paul, Minnesota; and an internship at the Alaska Public Radio Network. She’s also hosted a televised Legislative news show for KTOO, and worked on other TV and film projects.

Other work experience includes serving as public communications director for the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium; as a coordinator for the Alaska Coastal Management Program; and as a historian for the National Park Service.

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KNBA News
4:11 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

Aging in Alaska 2014 Special News Series

At age 92, Marian DeWitt attributes her longevity and good health to a traditional Tlingit Indian diet -- rich in fish and other seafood, and venison and other game.
Credit Joaqlin Estus

AGING IN ALASKA

March 17 - 21, 2014,  As a part of KNBA Morning News, News Director Joaqlin Estus shared a series of stories that discuss the value of Elders, the personal rewards of maturity and the opportunities & challenges of an aging Alaskan population. 

This special news series was made possible through a MetLife Foundation Journalists in Aging Fellowship, a project of New Media and the Gerontological Society of America.

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KNBA Morning Newscasts
3:58 pm
Tue February 4, 2014

KNBA Newscast Tuesday 02/04/14

KNBA Morning Newscasts
3:39 pm
Mon February 3, 2014

KNBA Newscast Monday 02/03/14

KNBA Morning Newscasts
4:01 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

KNBA Newscast Thursday 01/30/14

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