Let’s Gather! 2023 conference Save the Date

Save the Date: 2023 Alaska Press Club Conference! We’re back in person for the first time in three years. Join us in Anchorage April 21-22 for two days of speakers, skill building and networking, capped with a keynote by NPR’s Ayesha Rascoe. Radio Day is back, too: April 20 at Alaska Public Media. Keep an…

Fairness in criticism with Sam Sifton

Sam Sifton’s experience is in restaurant reviewing, but the lessons from his Alaska Press Club presentation on fairness in criticism can be applied to all kinds of reporting.  Sifton is a national editor at the New York Times, where he has served as the culture editor and food reviewer. Alaska journalist Julia O’Malley introduced Sifton,…

Best practices for Alaska newsrooms during coronavirus outbreak

Updated March 24, 2020 – To protect our Alaska journalism workforce and the public, Alaska Press Club asks members to be aware of the guidance and instructions from local officials and how our actions could potentially impact our own health and the health of others. Thank you all for the work you are doing for…

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.