Jaclyn Sallee
Jaclyn SalleeAt Large
TCF Recipient


Jaclyn Sallee (Iñupiaq) leads Koahnic’s marketing, business and philanthropic development efforts, while developing long range goals to grow our digital capacity and increase station carriage from the existing 400 radio station, repeater and translator base in the United States and Canada. Jaclyn Sallee has developed many award-winning programs including “Earthsongs,” “Native Word of the Day,” “Stories of our People,” National Native News, and KNBA news programs.  Jaclyn was instrumental in breaking new ground in developing Koahnic’s first ever international broadcast in multiple languages.  Sallee works in sustaining Alaska’s Native languages through creative radio programming and is a recipient of the Award for Media Excellence from Native Public Media, YWCA’s Women of Achievement Award, and Anchorage Chamber of Commerce’s “Top 40 Under 40” Award.