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Producer/Writer Michael Letzring
KUAC producer Michael Letzring has created award-winning documentary television in Alaska for the past 10 years. At KUAC, he produced the Emmy award-winning documentary The 49th Star, Emmy-nominated Vital Signs series and also a 2005 Alaska Broadcaster's Association award for his documentary, Glacier Pilot Don Sheldon: Denali's High Altitude Hero. In addition to his latest projects, he has examined topics such as Alaska's economy, oceanography and prostitution in Alaska's early Gold Rush camps. Before working full time in public broadcasting in 1999, Letzring worked summers as a commercial fisherman in Alaska and winters in Vancouver Canada's burgeoning film production industry.

Editor Aaron Elterman
A KUAC producer and four-time Emmy award-winner Aaron Elterman has built a reputation as a big-city talent who's chosen to remain in relatively small-town, Fairbanks, Alaska. His work has been honored by national, regional and state peers and his prize-winning projects have included Anywhere, Alaska, The 49th Star, and Vital Signs, as well as a series of educational spots for the International Polar Year and AlaskaOne institutional campaigns. Elterman earned a bachelor's degree in journalism and broadcasting from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and prior to joining KUAC, worked as a commercial control room operator running a dual television station facility.

Associate Producer Deb Lawton
Producer Deb Lawton brought a wide range of skills to KUAC when she joined the staff in 2002. A multiple Emmy award winner and NETA honoree, Lawton has worked on programs ranging from Anywhere, Alaska, The 49th Star, and Vital Signs, to a series of educational spots for the International Polar Year and AlaskaOne institutional campaigns. A former personal trainer/fitness manager, Lawton lived and worked in New York City for many years where she was active in numerous outreach projects with the Women's Health Education Project. One of her first jobs in Alaska was living in an isolated, back-country cabin, working as a handler for professional dog musher Rick Swenson.

Executive Producer/Writer Claudia Clark
Claudia Clark is the Director of Production for KUAC-TV and Director of Programming for AlaskaOne. A long-time television producer/director, Clark has developed several award-winning TV projects. Prior to joining KUAC and Alaska One, she was Dean of Enrollment Management at the University of Alaska Fairbanks as well as a UAF faculty member, serving as associate professor of broadcast journalism and an assistant professor of marketing. Clark has held university administrative posts in Montana and Alaska and has wide-ranging public and private sector marketing, public relations, and publication design experience, along with a professional background in television, radio and print media. She earned a Ph.D. in communication from the University of Utah, along with a M.Ed. degree in adult and higher education and B.S. in film and television production, from Montana State University.

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