JUNEAU, Alaska — Sen. Lisa Murkowski has a new communications director for Alaska.
Karina Petersen fills the job left vacant when Andrea Gusty left earlier this year. She will be based in Anchorage.
Murkowski's office says Petersen was born and raised in Alaska and most recently worked as the media relations coordinator for the international relief organization Samaritan's Purse. Petersen previously worked for KTVA in Anchorage.