JUNE LEFFLER

REPORTER, 
KSTK-FM

Wrangell, AK
October 2017 - August 2020

  • Reported and produced spot and feature stories for radio and web. Stories aired locally and statewide through Alaska Public Media. Covered local and regional stories of all beats.

  • Produced and hosted a weekly, live call-in show called Talk on the Rock. Features local guests. More than 100 episodes produced.

  • Shot and produced short, documentary style videos for web.

  • Posted all stories online using Wordpress and Facebook.

  • Hosted the local newscast of All Things Considered and filled in for Morning Edition.

  • Broadcasted public meetings and weekday COVID-19 updates from city officials.

  • Assisted with fundraising events (pledge drives, parties, trivia nights, raffle sales).

  • Instructed a high school intern on audio reporting and photography. Her work has aired locally and statewide.

SUMMER FELLOW, KENTUCKY CENTER FOR INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

  • Reported and produced spot and feature stories for radio and web. 

  • Compiled data through public records requests.

Louisville, KY
June 2017 - August 2017

INTERN,
STUDS TERKEL RADIO ARCHIVE, WFMT

  • Parsed through thousands of archival interviews to collect clips for audio producers.

  • Selected and arranged clips for Studs remembrance show. Provided tech support for the show.

Chicago, IL
June 2012 - May 2014

 

EDUCATION

June 2016 - June 2017

MEDILL SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM, NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY, EVANSTON, IL

 Master of Science in Journalism

August 2008- June 2012

THE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE, KY

Bachelor of Arts in English, minor in communication

 

AWARDS

BEST NEWS STORY, 1ST PLACE, 2019

"With 12 gray whale deaths in Alaska waters, biologists race to find the cause"

BEST SCIENCE REPORTING, 2ND PLACE, 2019

"With 12 gray whale deaths in Alaska waters, biologists race to find the cause."

 

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