June 4, 2020 — Tim Bradner — Changes in the media landscape — can journalism survive? (on Zoom)

Contact Sherrie Simmonds sherrie@arctic.net for the Zoom link to this meeting.

Now more than ever, good journalism is needed, but the traditional economics of the industry are upended. Are there solutions? An independent press is vital to our democracy.

Bradner will also present information about the Alaska Center for Excellence in Journalism.

Tim Bradner wears many journalism hats.

He is copublisher of the Alaska Legislative Digest; copublisher of the Alaska Economic Report; Alaska correspondent, Platts S&P Global; and contributor to the Anchorage Daily News, Valley Frontiersman, and Anchorage Press. Bradner also chairs the Board of Directors, Alaska Center for Excellence in Journalism.

Bradner’s experience includes serving as 2017-2018 Visiting Professor of Journalism Atwood Chair, University of Alaska Anchorage; senior writer, Alaska Journal of Commerce; government relations/BP Alaska; Anchorage Daily News, desk editor; The Tundra Times, assistant editor; and reporter, Fairbanks Daily News-Miner.

Bradner holds a BA, Liberal Arts, Vermont College, Montpelior, Vt., an MPA from John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

He has been an Alaska resident since 1962, is married to writer Shehla Anjum, and has a daughter, Saira.

Tim Bradner

Tim Bradner