Staff Archives: Doug Schneider
Former Information Officer
(left in 2013)
Alaska Sea Grant role
News release writing and distribution, media placement tracking, news media interaction, science writing; general writing for publications such as calendar, email pub announcements, one-pagers, project directory, and reports; and other writing tasks as assigned. Track research progress for report-writing and database. Joined Alaska Sea Grant in July 1988.
B.A. Journalism and Broadcasting, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Print and radio broadcast writing and production, multimedia production, and the fine art of getting my snowmachine hopelessly stuck.
Most rewarding contributions
- Writing interesting stories about our researchers, Marine Advisory Program people, and graduate students.
Selected awards and accomplishments
- Award of Excellence, National Association of Government Communicators, 2006, for 2007 Alaska Coastal Calendar, shared with Kathy Kurtenbach and Dave Partee
- Certificate of Recognition for exemplary contributions to the public understanding of science through science reporting, Sigma Xi Alaska Chapter, 2006.
- First Place, National Association of Government Communicators, 2005, for 2006 Alaska Coastal Calendar, shared with Kathy Kurtenbach and Dave Partee
- Bronze award, Agricultural Communicators in Education, Electronic Media, 2000
- NASA/Earth and Sky Radio Fellow, 1999
- First Place, Alaska Press Club Awards, Reporting on Health and Science, 1998
- First Place, Agricultural Communicators in Education, Radio Program, 1998
- First Place, Alaska Press Club, Best Environmental Reporting—Radio, 1997