Alaska Business Publishing Co. was established in 1984 and has published Alaska Business, the state’s premier business magazine, for more than thirty-five years.
Through our print and digital editions, website, newsletters, and social media platforms, Alaska Business emphasizes the importance of all enterprises statewide, from the large multinational corporations that do business in the state to numerous locally-owned sole proprietorships. Our goal is to promote economic growth in the state by providing a thorough and objective discussion and analysis of the issues and trends affecting Alaska’s business sector.
Starting in the first quarter of 2021, Alaska Business Publishing Co. is proud to publish The Alaska Contractor, issued quarterly, in partnership with the Associated General Contractors of Alaska (AGC of Alaska). The Alaska Contractor covers all aspects of Alaska’s vital construction industry, from winning construction bids and recent projects to profiles of the state’s dedicated contractors and updates from the AGC of Alaska.
Below, learn more about both our amazing team and awards we’ve received in recognition of our work.
Sales & Marketing
Sr. Account Manager
1st Place: Best Headline Writing
Art Director Monica Sterchi-Lowman invited guest artist Lucas Elliott to illustrate this exceptional cover to suit our October 2022 Top 49ers theme: Choose Adventure! The style of the cover was inspired by the “Choose Your Own Adventure” series, which also influenced branching paths within the issue in the editorial, all of which contributed to this being an award-winning issue.
One of Alaska Business’ favorite photographers, Kerry Tasker, captured the joyful photo of Remora co-founders Rebecca Clark and Jody Oyen that graced our June 2022 cover, which won 3rd Place: Best Magazine Cover from the Anchorage Press Club.
Alaska Business Freelance Writer Brad Joyal pitched and penned “Reinventing the Last Great Race,” celebrating the Iditarod’s 50th run and sharing with our readers where this iconic race is headed next.
The Alaska Business Editorial and Production teams are proud that our efforts online resulted in akbizmag.com winning 1st Place: Best media Website. According to notes from the judge, “[akbizmag.com’s] ability to gracefully display its long form stories and images give it the edge in the ‘Best website’ category of this contest.”
Guest Author Hope Roberts wrote “Marine Mammal Huntress: A tale of a Native woman on an epic quest,” a biographical piece about her journey to being an entrepreneur and how she has used her experiences to reconnect to her culture and help others do the same.
Alaska Business Freelance Writer Rachael Kvapil snagged 3rd Place in the Vern McCorkle Award for Best Business Reporting Category for her article “To Catch a Z,” which explores post-Millennial marketing through a profile on Glacier Marketing Group, launched by Jordan Green, a member of Gen Z.