2018 Aurora Awards Winners

  View photos from the event! Aurora Awards Community Relations 2. Hatcher Alpine Xperience – Lindsey Spinelli, Joshua Borough, Jackie Holbrook, Niki Engstrom (Saggio) 3. MTP 2040 – HDR/Anchorage Metropolitan Transportation Solutions Reputation &...

Reminder: Register for the Aurora Awards!

If you haven’t registered for the Aurora Awards, now is the time to do so! This event recognizes and honors the achievements of public relations professionals in our community. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, music by Bridgette Berry and the company of fellow...

Member spotlight: Clara Sanderson

Clara Sanderson is the Senior Public Relations Officer at The Arc of Anchorage. She provides guidance to the marketing and development team, and leads internal and external communications for the organization and families across Alaska. With more than 17 years of...

Member spotlight: Katie Bender

Katie Bender is a community and public relations officer at Northrim Bank, where she manages external communications and public relations, and manages the bank’s contributions program. She also volunteers with PRSA Financial Communications on the Executive...

Member spotlight: Lessa Peter

Lessa Peter, raised in Fairbanks, is Gwich’in Athabascan originally from Gwichyaa Zhee (Fort Yukon). Last August, she moved to Anchorage where she continues to work with Doyon, Limited as the corporation’s communications specialist and helps manage internal and...

Member spotlight: Carla Browning

Carla is in her 18th year at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) having served in various roles in the Office of University Relations, including public information officer, crisis communications, internal communications, institutional events, employee engagement,...