Anchorage, AK, USA
Carolyn is a national award-winning journalist and strategic communicator. Most recently, she provided strategic visual communications for Alaska Governor Bill Walker, in her role as Communications Manager. In 2018, she successfully led the education and outreach campaign for Anchorage’s first Vote by Mail election, which produced a historic number of voters in local elections. Currently, Carolyn is available for video storytelling opportunities and consulting.
Carolyn's experience includes working as a photojournalist at KING-TV in Seattle, and KTVA and KTUU in Anchorage, Alaska. Prior to her time in television news, Carolyn was a producer and editor for the Boston Red Sox.
Carolyn is also the Vice President of the National Press Photographers Association, a 501(c)(6) visual journalism organization. She is co-creator of the "Harvesting Alaska" series, a 2017 James Beard award-winning TV segment. She is also the creator and co-host of the podcast "Women on Deadline: Her Experience in TV News".
Her work has been recognized numerous times by the NPPA's Best of Photojournalism Competition, the NPPA Television Quarterly Clip Contest, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences-Northwest, the Alaska Press Club and the Alaska Broadcasters Association.
Carolyn is passionate about connecting a community through the power of emotional storytelling. It's those moments, big and small, she tries to find every day with her camera.