Oct. 1, 2020 — Christine Cunningham — Writing for Different Audiences (on Zoom)

A lifelong Alaskan, Christine Cunningham is an author, outdoor columnist for the Anchorage Daily News, and freelance writer. Her work has been featured in Alaska Magazine, Grays Sporting Journal, Sports Afield, and other national publications. Before experiencing and writing about hunting and fishing, Cunningham enjoyed observing and listening to nature on long solitary walks. Now, […]

Sept. 3, 2020 — Issa Spatrisano — Building Bridges for Cross Cultural Understanding with Refugee Populations (on Zoom)

Spatrisano is the Program Director and State Refugee Coordinator at the Refugee Assistance and Immigration Services (RAIS) program of Catholic Social Service in Alaska. During a career spanning more than 8 years in refugee resettlement, she has served in a variety of roles, including case management, reception and placement, education, and employment services. Spatrisano has […]

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 […]

May 7, 2020 — Leona Long — Creating Award-Winning PR Campaigns on a Budget (on Zoom)

Join Alaska Professional Communicators for a behind the scenes look at “Indigenous Visible,” a public relations campaign by the College of Rural and Community Development in the University of Alaska Fairbanks. This campaign, created by speaker Leona Long, won a 2019 Silver Anvil Award of Excellence in the government section of the “Most Effective Campaign […]