Audiogram: The Senator

As chair of the Senate Energy Committee, Lisa Murkowski has a significant role in shaping national energy policy.  She, more than most Alaskans, sees how climate change could devastate her state. But on climate change, and so many other things, Senator Murkowski finds herself in the middle.

Originally from the Central Coast of California, Valerie joined Alaska Public Media in July 2017. She creates original video content for the station's TV and digital platforms while also overseeing the Production Department. Before moving to Alaska, Valerie worked as an ENG Editor at WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina. She also served in the U.S. Air Force as a TV and Radio Broadcast Journalist where she traveled around Europe, Africa, The Baltics, Australia, and the Southern United States reporting on military events, exercises, and missions. Outside of work, she enjoys hiking, backcountry skiing, backpacking, yoga, and traveling.

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