People

  • Morning Host

    Chloe was born and raised in Homer, Alaska and began volunteering at KBBI in 2016. She came on as a Morning Host in January 2019. With a background in marketing and education, Chloe is honored to be working for an organization that is so...

  • Weekend Host
  • News Director

    Jay Barrett, KBBI's new News Director should be a familiar voice to our listeners.  He's been contributing to Kenai Peninsula news for the last three years out of KDLL Kenai, and was the voice of The Alaska Fisheries Report from KMXT for 12...

  • Operations Manager

    Jeff Lockwood spent years on fishing boats, oyster farms, and in kitchens before ending up at KBBI, first as a volunteer, then as the morning host, and now as the person who makes sure the sound goes to the right place.  He's also the producer...

  • General Manager

    Josh is a graduate of the University of Nebraska with a degree in communications and broadcasting, and a Certified Audio Engineer through the Society of Broadcast Engineers.  At 13, he got his first taste for public radio when he interned at...

  • Senior Producer

    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,...

  • Business Manager

    Kim comes to KBBI from 11 years at the Pratt Museum and we are lucky to have her aboard!

  • Development Director

    Loren graduated with honors from University of Montana and has an MA in International Development and Social Change from Clark University in Massachussetts. She served two years in Guyana with Unites States Peace Corps. Loren has a strong...

  • Program Director

    Matt has been a volunteer at KBBI since 2013, and a staff member since 2015.

    Matt grew up in small town Eastern Massachusetts. Before finding a home in Homer in 2006, he lived in Seattle, San Francisco, Boston, and Santiago, Chile.

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  • Development Assistant

    Shawn is a graduate of Ball State University with a degree in Telecommunications.  He relocated from Austin, Texas to the Kenai Peninsula in 2014.  Shawn has worked as an entertainer, Turntablist, and event promoter for musical acts, festivals,...