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Greta Mart

Radio/Print Reporter

California's Central Coast/Alaska/SF Bay Area

Greta Mart

Currently the News Director at KCBX FM, NPR-affiliate station serving California's Central Coast; we cover Salinas to Santa Barbara. Prior to KCBX, I was acting news director/reporter at KUCB public radio, covering daily news in Unalaska and the Aleutian Islands.

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Alaska News Nightly: Tuesday, Apr. 12, 2016

Senate Finance Permanent Fund bills could lower dividends, stabilize budget; 2 hikers rescued from Kenai Peninsula Glacier; growing a modern workforce in Ketchikan; small capital budget keeps $32.5 for LIO purchase, no mega-projects or port; Delta cuts Juneau back to seasonal service; empty missile containers discovered near Southeast; Kenaitze Indian Tribe opens new elder center, expands campus in Old Town Kenai; Togiak tribe banishes Dillingham man for 10 years; Tustumena ferry sailings cancelled in May due to repairs.
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Newscast: 04/28/2016

The Steward Road bridge will be closed starting April 29; possible alternative governance structures for the Alaska Marina Highway System; the new ferry reservations system goes into effect on May 1; the Aleutian communities of Akutan, False Pass and Sand Point are among thirteen communities to win a rural energy competition; the BeringWatch sentinel program is looking for a few good locals to serve as citizen scientists.

About

Greta Mart

As of Nov. 2016, Greta Mart is the news director at KCBX Central Coast public radio, covering Salinas to Santa Barbara. From Sept. 2015 to May 2016, Greta served as acting news director, reporter and news host at KUCB, a public radio station in Unalaska, Alaska, covering the Aleutian Islands. She's also worked as a public radio reporter in Sitka and Haines, Alaska. In May 2015, she earned a master's degree from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism. Prior to attending the J-School to transition into public radio journalism, Greta was a newspaper reporter for over a decade. She considers Port Townsend, WA her hometown and when in the Bay Area lives aboard her ’30 Catalina at the Berkeley Marina. She's currently renting a cute studio in Morro Bay and commutes daily along beautiful Hwy. 1 to the KCBX station in San Luis Obispo.