Social and Digital Media
Arie is responsible for providing a cohesive digital presence and facilitating online engagement via the Alaska Business website, digital app, e-newsletters, and social media platforms. Prior to joining Alaska Business, he worked in the digital marketing world, forming brand strategies and developing content. He graduated cum laude from the University of Alaska Anchorage with a bachelor’s of business administration in marketing and management and currently serves on the board of the American Marketing Associations’ Alaska chapter. When Arie’s not behind a computer screen or a smart phone using his hands to cook up digital and social content, you can find him behind a guitar using his hands to make music (or at a local rink playing ice hockey).
In This Issue
Out of the Mine and into the Smelter
Mining has long been a key fixture of Alaska’s economy. On a small scale, people flock to the 49th state to tour different operations. Kennecott Mine was once a booming copper mining site and is now a National Historic Landmark, attracting tourists eager to visit the ghost town and get a feel of the Gold Rush era it once dominated.