About The Spenardian

The Spenardian is dedicated to hyperlocal reporting in and around Anchorage’s Spenard neighborhood. In addition to the current events and news of Spenard, The Spenardian will have stories featuring food, culture,  arts and entertainment, history and profiles of the neighborhood’s businesses and inhabitants.

Reporting from the curviest road in Anchorage is Editor-in-chief Victoria Petersen managing editor Sam Davenport.

Victoria Petersen

Editor in Chief
Victoria Petersen made a career move to the Peninsula, but she drives by Spenard Builder’s Supply every day, and she’s still Spenardian by blood. As a fourth generation Spenardian, Petersen is passionate about her community, even from afar.

Sam Davenport

Managing Editor
Sam Davenport is a freelance writer in Anchorage with plans to graduate in December. You’ll usually find her eating chicken pad Thai at Pho Lena in her favorite baseball tee.

Levi Brown

Layout Editor
Levi Brown is a graphic design student and the layout editor of The Northern Light, UAA’s student-run newspaper. His favorite font is Futura, and he hopes to find a career that can support his craving for McCafe every morning.

Young Kim

Media Editor
Young Kim is a freelance photographer living in Anchorage, Alaska. He enjoys grilling steaks while relaxing at the lake on sunny days, coaching high school football and green teas with a hint of citrus.

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