Alaska Edition and Running Host
Michael holds BA from Ithaca College were he graduated with honors in 1967. He also completed Advanced Study in the History Department at Duke University. He has spent thirty years in Alaska writing about Alaska; most of the time as editorial page editor and columnist Anchorage Daily News. Michael received an honorary doctorate from the University of Alaska Anchorage for public service. Michael became a journalist because it fits her personality and he likes deadline work. He got into public broadcasting because it was a natural transition after he retired from full-time print journalism. Michael had been a guest host on Anchorage Edition, and staffers thought he could do the job as a host.
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