2018 Alaska Press Club Conference
Depth in Local Reporting”

Join us in Anchorage April 19-21, 2018 at University of Alaska Anchorage and Alaska Public Media.

Visiting Speakers:

LaforgiaKeynote: Michael LaForgia is a reporter on the Investigations Desk at The New York Times. He joined the Times in 2017 after working as an investigative reporter and editor for The Tampa Bay Times in Florida. Before that, he covered crime for The Palm Beach Post. He has twice won the Pulitzer Prize for local reporting, in 2014 for exposing problems in a Florida homeless program and in 2016 for a series on one Florida county’s neglect of schools in black neighborhoods.


Presenters: Alison McAdam, Sara Goo, Rob Byers


Become an Alaska Press Club member to receive entry to conference sessions. Purchase your membership at the conference registration desk.

General $30 | Associate $45 | Student $10


Student Showcase.

Our 2017 Student Showcase at the Alaska Press Club Conference takes place Friday April 21 at 3 p.m. in UAA Rasmuson Hall 117. Email: for more information. High school and college students will present recent projects.


Questions or concerns? Email


Help make the conference amazing. It takes many hands to put on a conference and there are a number of ways you can help out. Volunteers will receive a conference shirt or a ticket to the awards banquet depending on quantities available. Email

More to come!

Past Events

2017 Conference Audio & Video

Missed a session? Find clips from presenters here.