Jan. 7, 2021 — Tracy Sabo — New Landscape of TV News in Alaska (on Zoom)

Tracy Sabo, Director of News and Content for Alaska’s News Source, will discuss the changing television news market, including the outcome of the KTUU acquisition of KTVA, during a Zoom meeting sponsored by Alaska Professional Communicators.

Sabo leads a team of journalists at KTUU/KYES. She spent more than 19 years at CNN and held roles at the cable network including Senior Field Producer, Bureau Assignment Manager, CNN Radio Anchor, Domestic Assignment Editor, Affiliate Editor, and Political Planning Editor. Sabo also has worked in radio as a newscaster and on-air announcer.
For leisure and in various network roles, she has traveled extensively, having visited 64 countries. Sabo was a member of CNN teams that were nationally recognized for journalistic achievement, including three prestigious George Foster Peabody Awards for coverage of the 2010 Gulf Oil Spill, the 2008 Presidential Primary and Debates, and Hurricane Katrina in 2005. She covered the Arab-Israeli conflict from the front lines in 2005 and the 2010 elections in Haiti following that nation’s devastating earthquake. Sabo was also temporarily based in Alaska while covering the 2008 vice presidential run of Governor Sarah Palin and has covered the Iditarod from the trail for both CNN and KTUU annually since 2010. She has also traveled extensively throughout Alaska for the past 15 years.

Tracy Sabo

Tracy Sabo

Participants can join the at 11:30 a.m. for conversation and to troubleshoot connections. Please sign on by 11:50 a.m. to be prepared for start of the program at noon. Get details by sending a message to sherrie@arctic.net.

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