Introducing a UAA journalism class designed for working professionals

UAA’s Journalism and Public Communications Department — in collaboration with the Alaska Press Club — is excited to offer an online professional development course this spring semester, taught by a team of local and national guest professionals who will provide a range of digital skills training. This course, facilitated by Elizabeth Arnold, is designed for professionals in journalism and strategic communications and…

#akleg, covered!

The Alaska Press Club is kicking off a free Zoom series to help you gear up for legislative coverage. Join Legislative Librarian Jennifer Fletcher for a crash course on how to navigate the legislature’s website and streamline your research. Save yourself some stress and build your tool belt early. If you think you may be…

From Start to Funded: How to write a grant for you and your newsroom

“Grant Writing: From Start to Funded” led by Meredith Noble at learngrantwriting.org is a month-long cohort through the month of November fully funded by the Alaska Press Club with support from Atwood Foundation and Knight Foundation in partnership with Rasmuson Foundation. Alaska Press Club members are encouraged to sign up for this 30-day class —…

Congratulations to Alaska Press Club 2020 grant recipients

In 2020, Alaska Press Club is funding professional development opportunities with support from Atwood Foundation and Knight Foundation in partnership with Rasmuson Foundation. We’re partnering with news organizations, educational institutions and individuals to offer training tools and workshops that will provide reporters with the knowledge, skills and inspiration needed to do the work Alaskans depend on. Applications are accepted on a…

Letter to the governor’s office: Request regarding press communications

The Alaska Press Club board sent a letter to the Governor’s office on Friday, Oct. 9. The letter expressed the concerns journalists across Alaska have regarding the cooperativeness of Alaska’s state leadership. “In communications with state officials and the governor’s office, our reporters across platforms are experiencing an unprecedented lack of transparency and lack of…

The Alaska Press Club statement on Sen. David Wilson slapping a reporter

​Members of the Alaska Press Club ​board ​believe reporters should be free to do their jobs anywhere, including in the halls of Alaska’s ​Capitol, without fear of physical harm. The club condemns the actions of Sen. David Wilson ​on May 2 and urges the ​Legislature to ensure all reporters at the Capitol are treated professionally.