Anchorage Mayor Resigns Over ‘Inappropriate Relationship’ With Anchor

Mayor Ethan Berkowitz apologized for engaging in a “consensual, inappropriate messaging relationship” with Maria Athens, an anchor at KTBY-KYUR Anchorage after she posted a photo on social media. Athens was fired Monday.

Anchorage Mayor Admits To ‘Inappropriate Messaging Relationship’ With News Anchor

NAB 2017

Fresco Takes Video Reins At Alaska Station

Fresco, an upstart platform that connects news organizations with “citizen journalists” for video content, is taking over the bulk of video production for Anchorage, Alaska’s KTBY. The station’s COO projects up to 40% cost savings — including from layoffs — in making the move.

DMA 146 (ANCHORAGE, AK)

Dave German Named KTBY Station Manager

The former exec from WJCL-WTGS Savannah, Ga., will head Coastal Television Broadcasting’s Anchorage operations.

Housaman To Lead Your Alaska Link Newsroom

Alaska station group owner Coastal Television Broadcast Co. has named Lindsay Housaman the news director of its Your Alaska Link News Room, providing Alaska statewide news coverage and news distribution. Housaman began her career in journalism at WIS Columbia, S.C., in the sports department. She has taken on various positions and leadership roles at stations […]