Eagle River trap-shooter earns bronze in Rio

Eagle River’s Corey Cogdell-Unrein took the bronze medal in women’s trapshooting competition in this year’s summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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The award is not Cogdell-Unrein’s first bronze. She took the bronze in the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

She also placed 11th in the 2012 London Olympics.

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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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