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 is currently a reporter at the Peninsula Clarion newspaper. She was born and raised on the mean streets of Spenard, where her family homesteaded in the 1940s. She’s passionate about community and keeping her neighborhood informed.

Sam Davenport

Managing Editor
Sam Davenport is the Startups Storyteller at the Center for Economic Development at UAA and a freelance writer in Anchorage. You can find her sipping on a gingerberry smoothie from Middle Way Cafe any given day of the week.

Levi Brown

Layout Editor
Levi Brown supports his regular McCafe cravings by working as a web designer at Anchorage Daily News. His favorite font is Futura, and he enjoys repeatedly watching every season of “The Office.”

Young Kim

Media Editor
Young likes to take pictures. Young likes to climb trees. Young is pretty good at rolling egg rolls.

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