Ingrid brings a successful media relations and crisis communications background to Yuit Communications. She spent a decade as a television anchor and reporter, a career that earned her many awards for excellence in journalism. Ingrid’s strong relationships with the Alaska media and her knack for pitching stories have helped her clients gain positive headlines. She also conducts media training seminars to prepare clients in the event of a crisis and is a member of the Shell Crisis Response team.
Her unique story-telling skills as a television reporter have translated well into her marketing career as she has produced numerous award-winning corporate videos, TV commercials and advertising campaigns for companies and organizations based in Alaska as well as the Lower 48. Her clients include Arctic Slope Telephone Association Cooperative, Alaska’s Future, Calista Corp., Caribtrans, Chugach Alaska, CIRI, Copper Valley Telecom, Tropical Shipping, Saltchuk and Shell Alaska.
Ingrid develops and implements comprehensive, strategic communications for clients – from branding to internal and external messaging that includes advertising and ongoing marketing campaigns.
Ingrid was raised in Holland and earned a degree in Broadcast Journalism from California State University, Long Beach.