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While the Alaska Teen Media Institute studio is closed amid the Covid-19 pandemic, staff and youth producers are working from home to continue to bring youth stories to the public.

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Alaska Teen Media Institute youth producers explore changes in sea ice and what that means marine traffic in the Arctic.

For this episode we’re pivoting to TV, to talk about the new ABC drama “Alaska Daily.” The show stars Hilary Swank as a journalist who takes a job at a newspaper in Anchorage, Alaska, after she is let go from her position at a national news outlet.

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We’re doing something a little different for this show. We’re switching over to television to talk about the new ABC drama series set in our very own state. “Alaska Daily.” follows an investigative journalist who loses her job at a prestigious national news outlet who then takes a job working for a newspaper in Anchorage, […]

Hosts: Tyler Felson and Roey McCowan News: Ezra Dan Full Show Dr. Anne Zink Interview ATMI senior producer Quinn White interviewed Alaska’ Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Anne Zink, about the new bivalent booster shots, flu season, the opioid crisis, and much more! (Full interview here) News ATMI producer Ezra Dan reports on local news stories. […]

For this episode we’re talking about Don’t Worry Darling, the new movie from director Olivia Wilde. The movie stars Florence Pugh as Alice, a 1950’s housewife living in an idyllic community with her husband, played by Harry Styles. But when strange occurrences involving her husband’s secretive job start happening, Alice begins to question the nature of the reality she’s living in.

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For many Alaskans, the Covid-19 pandemic seems like a thing of the past. Life feels mostly normal again. But while recorded case counts are at their lowest in over a year, Covid is still here. 

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For this episode we’re talking about News Media Literacy. A group of our youth producers got together on Zoom for a roundtable discussion to talk about the importance of healthy news consumption in this day and age.  They discuss how they determine if the news they are reading is trustworthy, the dangers of mis and […]

Submissions are now open for ATMI’s annual youth film screening “After School Special,” as part of this year’s Anchorage International Film Festival. Guidelines SUBMIT YOUR FILM HERE! Check back here for more info on the day, time, and location of the screening. If you have any questions or are having difficulties with the submission process, email […]

Hosts: Daisy Carter and Quinn White Full Show News Media Literacy Roundtable ATMI producers Quinn White, Karl Cranston-Simmons, Ormund Alaois, and Daisy Carter got together over Zoom to discuss News Media Literacy and its importance in today’s world of mass information consumption. “Barbarian” Movie Review ATMI producer Zinn Rogers reviews the new horror movie Barbarian. […]

[ATMI producer Roey McCowan (left) and Quinn Christopherson in the studio.]

Quinn Christopherson is an Ahtna Athabascan and Inupiaq singer songwriter who grew up in Anchorage, Alaska. He gained national notoriety in 2019 when he won NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest with a performance of his song “Erase Me” about his experiences as a transgender man.

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For this episode, we’re going to take a break from Covid. We’re going to talk about Monkeypox. While it may be only recently that people have heard of this virus, Monkeypox was actually first detected in 1958 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Throughout the decades, cases have been most commonly present in Central and Western Africa.  Recently, however, […]