Jan. 6, 2005–Narrative Journalism–Amanda Coyne

Coyne sets the scene on narrative journalism by Tara Witterholt After years of waiting for our invite to lunch, Anchorage Press writer Amanda Coyne admitted she felt like “the dorky girl at the dance.” But on January 6, Alaska Press Women motioned her to the popular table and asked her about working for the alternative […]

Oct. 7, 2004–Leading by example: Anchorage business woman builds successful television station–Carol Schatz

Leading by example: Anchorage business woman builds successful television station by Pamela Eldridge Carol Schatz says she selected the call letters of KYES for her locally owned television station because they sounded upbeat, but they could also represent Schatz’ personality. From her start as a volunteer disc jockey on KYUK radio in Bethel, to owning […]

Sept. 2, 2004–Happy Here and Now–Mike Doogan

Doogan happy here and now by Elizabeth T. Hedgepeth The foremost orator and political speechmaker of the late 19th century, Robert G. Ingersoll, is noted for having said, “The time to be happy is now. The place to be happy is here.” Somewhere in Mike Doogan’s past he must have read Ingersoll because he is […]

June 3, 2004–Passionate Alaskan filmmaker speaks at APW luncheon–Mary Katzke

Passionate Alaskan filmmaker speaks at APW luncheon by Marilyn Blumer Lights! Camera! Action! Alaska filmmaker Mary Katzke was the guest speaker for the Alaska Press Women luncheon, held June 3 at the Golden Lion Hotel. She spoke with enthusiasm and great reverence for her craft and the subjects in the films she creates. Katzke is […]