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
How to Fix an Earthquake in Four Days
At 8:30 a.m. on November 30, Alaskans were shaken by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit about eight miles north of Anchorage. Just minutes after the earth stopped rumbling, photos and videos started circulating on social media depicting the damage in and around the area. Days after the earthquake, more photos started making the rounds, now showing side-by-side comparisons between impacted infrastructure and roads and repairs already made. How did things improve so quickly?