The push to hire locally in AK

The number of nonresident workers in Alaska surpassed the number of residential workers in 2014. What’s causing this statistic and what can be done to encourage local hiring within the state? This week’s Alaska Edition tackles these questions and looks at the legality of policies aiming to increase the number of Alaskan workers.

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HOST: Ellen Lockyer

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KSKA (FM 91.1) BROADCAST: Friday, Feb. 12, at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 13, at 6:00 p.m.

Alaska Public Television BROADCAST: Friday, Feb. 12, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Feb. 13, at 6:00 p.m.

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APTI Reporter-Producer Ellen Lockyer started her radio career in the late 1980s, after a stint at bush Alaska weekly newspapers, the Copper Valley Views and the Cordova Times. When the Exxon Valdez ran aground in Prince William Sound, Valdez Public Radio station KCHU needed a reporter, and Ellen picked up the microphone. Since then, she has literally traveled the length of the state, from Attu to Eagle and from Barrow to Juneau, covering Alaska stories on the ground for the AK show, Alaska News Nightly, the Alaska Morning News and for Anchorage public radio station, KSKA elockyer (at) alaskapublic (dot) org  |  907.550.8446 | About Ellen

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