Andy Lusk is a radio reporter for KUCB 89.7 FM Public Radio in Unalaska, Alaska, where he covers a wide range of issues in the Eastern Aleutian Islands. Prior to his work with KUCB, Lusk was a financial reporter for InvestmentWires, a trade publication based in New York City. He discovered his passion for journalism in 2016 by jumping on a bus to a Raleigh polling station and interviewing voters impromptu. Lusk has been walking up to strangers and asking for their thoughts on the topic of the day ever since. He holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology from New York University.
Beat: Regional reporting in the Eastern Aleutians
This journalist fills the news gap of regional reporting in the Eastern Aleutians. They research, write and produce news and feature stories; host radio news broadcasts; and prepare stories for online distribution. This reporter also works collaboratively with a small team, completes work on deadline with minimal supervision and interacts with the public in a professional manner.