Alaska politics, oil and gas experts available for interviews
Submitted by Marmian Grimes
University of Alaska Fairbanks political scientist Gerald McBeath and oil and gas economist Doug Reynolds will be available via audioconference for interviews regarding Alaska governor and recently named vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin. The audioconference is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 29 at noon Alaska time (4 p.m. Eastern). McBeath is an expert on a wide spectrum of Alaska and broader political issues. Reynolds can speak about the economics of the oil and gas industry and how Palin's policies have affected the industry.
To call in, dial 1-800-893-8850 and enter PIN 1211736.
CONTACT: Marmian Grimes, UAF public information officer, at 907-474-7902 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Carla Browning, UAF media relations manager, at 907-474-7778 or via e-mail at email@example.com.
NOTE TO EDITORS: Background information on McBeath is available at www.uaf.edu/polisci/faculty.html#mcbeath. Background information on Reynolds is available at www.uaf.edu/som/about/faculty/economics/doug-reynolds/.