Jill Burke

Jill Burke is an award-winning investigative reporter and writer. Based in Alaska and Oregon, she regularly covers the Arctic, the environment, politics, labor, and healthcare. Her work has appeared in Business Insider, Travel + Leisure, The New York Times, The Guardian, and more. Jill began her career as a reporter for KTVA and KTUU before joining Alaska Dispatch News as a staff writer and columnist. After completing a contract as a field producer and on-screen reporter at Bite Films for BBC, she worked as an investigative reporter at Gray Television - KTUU for three years before going freelance in 2017.

• 10+ years of experience as an investigative journalist
• Won two First Amendment Awards from the Alaska Press Club (2011 and 2014)
• Won the Edward R. Murrow Award for her new series about the impact on villagers from the depleted Yukon River salmon runs (2009)
• Won the SPJ Sigma Delta Chi Award in 2009
• Board member of the Alaska Press Club
• Board member at the Alaska Center for FASD


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