Erik Judson


Erik Judson is a Journalism and Public Communications major at the University of Alaska Anchorage and current intern with APTI. A lifelong Southeast Alaskan, Erik is equally at home on the water as on the ground.

He enjoys many aspects of media production, from writing and reporting to photography, videography, and editing. Because of this broad range, journalism has been a natural fit for this pursuit of knowledge and his hopes to share that knowledge with those around him.

A Fresh Start

Day in and day out, the drivers of the University of Alaska Anchorage shuttle carry hundreds of students to and from classes, driving the same 2.5 miles of road. What led these drivers to UAA? How do they deal with the monotony? One such driver, Melissa Homa, can provide some insight.

UAA To Host Annual Thanksgiving Day Feast

The University of Alaska Anchorage is hosting its annual Thanksgiving Day Feast this Thursday from 11AM to 1PM. The event is free and open to the public, and will be serving all the fixings of a home-cooked Thanksgiving dinner. The feast will be held at the Gorsuch Commons, 3700 Sharon Gagnon Lane. Featured here is a time-lapse of last year’s Thanksgiving Day Feast, which served 388 people. Click for larger view.

2011 Alaska Marketplace Banks on Innovative Ideas

The 2011 Alaska Marketplace Competition brought 21 finalists from around the state to compete for $200,000 in funding their ideas for economic development. Hosted at the BP Exploration Alaska Building on October 19th, the public exhibition featured a Peoples' Choice Award in addition to the Judged competition.

UAA Hosts Annual Haunted Halloween Fun Night

Student clubs at the University of Alaska Anchorage hosted this year’s annual Haunted Halloween Fun Night last Saturday. The event, organized by Student Clubs and Greek Life, provides a safe, carnival-like atmosphere for children to receive candy while enjoying a variety of activities.

KSKA Phone Bank Time Lapse


How busy are KSKA volunteers on the phone bank? Thanks to the 500+ KSKA members who have already called in with their pledges, the answer is very busy! Here's an entire fall drive afternoon in 30 seconds, put together by APTI Intern Erik Judson.

Photographing the Aurora: A Quick Guide

With every spike in solar activity, flares are sent off from the sun and come cascading over the magnetosphere, where the energy is released in various shades of undulating greens, blues and reds we call the Aurora. It’s always a challenge to capture these silky forms, but a few preparatory measures can ensure you get the best possible image to wow your friends and family. Find out more.