Luncheon Speakers

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 […]

March 5, 2020 — Katherine Keith — Generating Grit for Peak Performance and Everyday Wellness

Wilderness athlete and Iditarod finisher, Katherine Keith, recently authored her first book, the memoir Epic Solitude. She co-owns the business Remote Solutions, which focuses on meeting the needs of rural Alaska. Katherine has held roles as operations director, project manager, strategic planner, and technical writer. She holds a B.S. degree from University of Alaska Fairbanks […]

Jan. 9, 2020 — Erik Hill — A Photojournalism Journey

Photojournalist Erik Hill, who retired in 2017 after a 33-year career with the Anchorage Daily News and Alaska Dispatch, will share images and discuss the field of photojournalism. Before arriving in Anchorage in 1984, he worked at The Kansas City Star as well as in Jacksonville, Florida, and Charleston, West Virginia. Erik is originally from […]