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Christine Merki

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Christine Merki

Account Manager

Christine brings more than thirteen years of local media sales experience to the Alaska Business sales team. When she’s not using her vast marketing know-how in the office, Christine—originally from Austin—enjoys hot yoga, Pilates, gardening, and reading. Her journalism and Russian studies at University of MO-Columbia and The Poynter Institute have prepared her well for life at Alaska Business. Christine’s marketing knowledge includes creative, media planning, strategy, and market research.

Alaska Business Magazine May 2020 Cover

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Alaska’s Giving Pipeline

May 2020

Few large foundations support “the general good” or social service projects in Alaska, so the Last Frontier has a pretty thin philanthropic layer, according to United Way of Anchorage Vice President Cassandra Stalzer. However, the oil and gas industry has a history of stepping in and filling the gaps in Alaska communities by providing money and volunteers for myriad charitable efforts in the state.