News

Sun., Oct. 16, 2011–50th Anniversary Celebration with NFPW President Lori Potter

50th Anniversary Celebration Sunday, Oct. 16, 2-4 p.m. in the Ann Stevens Room of the Z.J. Loussac Public Library 3600 Denali St., Anchorage Featured guest National Federation of Press Women President, Lori Potter of Kearney, Nebraska. She is an agricultural reporter for the Kearney Hub, a daily newspaper founded in 1888 that covers south-central Nebraska. […]

2011 Communications Contest and Scholarship Winners

Alaska Professional Communicators recognized winners in the annual Communications Contest at our awards luncheon on Thursday, May 6. We also announced our college scholarship winner and heard a presentation by Dean Franklin on “Ignite! Anchorage,” a forum for ideas, entertainment and information in short, lively speeches. Paula Dobbyn, who works in public relations for Trout […]

May 6, 2011–Communications Contest and Scholarship Winners Announced

Alaska Professional Communicators recognized winners in the annual Communications Contest at our awards luncheon on Thursday, May 6. We also announced our college scholarship winner and heard a presentation by Dean Franklin on “Ignite! Anchorage,” a forum for ideas, entertainment and information in short, lively speeches. Paula Dobbyn, who works in public relations for Trout […]

2010 Gold Nugget Award Winner – Sheila Balestreri

Sheila Balistreri has been with Channel 2 News for 16 years. She’s been the producer and anchor of the “Morning Edition” for 9 years, getting up at 3 a.m. to go to work. Sheila is a graduate of UCLA and a military veteran, having spent three years in the Women’s Army Corps. Sheila started her […]

2010 Spark Plug Award Winner – Joan Harris

As 3rd vice president and co-program chair, Joan Harris deserves the Spark Plug Award for her unprecedented success in transforming her quiet spark into a flame of action that, months in advance, has secured, scheduled and coordinated monthly luncheon speakers for Alaska Professional Communicators. Joan graciously shoulders her responsibility with focus and devotion to our […]