Laine Welch has covered the Alaska fish beat for print and radio since 1988. She has also worked at retail and wholesale seafood companies in Kodiak and Cape Cod. Laine’s weekly Fish Factor column appears in 20 newspapers and website, including in the UK. Laine launched Alaska Fish Radio as an independent production in 2003. The daily program now airs on 30 Alaska radio stations, plus websites.
Stephanie Mangini brings the artistic flair to Alaska Fish Radio and other outputs. She also brings the voices of Alaska’s fishing communities to the airwaves. Stephanie has fished commercially in Alaska, and her father, husband, and four brothers are professional fishermen.