JUNEAU -Sen. Mark Begich has hired Juneau resident Bob King as a member of his staff for fisheries, Coast Guard, Arctic policy and other issues under the jurisdiction of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee.
King is a 31-year Alaska resident, and best known as press secretary for former Gov. Tony Knowles. He worked as a radio reporter for many years in Bristol Bay covering fishery issues.
King most recently coordinated marine debris cleanup efforts in Alaska for the non-profit Marine Conservation Alliance Foundation and has also written extensively on fisheries history and policy issues for trade publications and other outlets.
King will be based in Washington, D.C.