Shuckerow Named as Gov. Dunleavy's Press Secretary

    Matt Shuckerow will be Gov. Mike Dunleavy's press secretary.

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - He previously served as the communications director and spokesman for Congressman Don Young, and as the press secretary for Sen. Lisa Murkowski.

    Matt Shuckerow has been named as the press secretary for Gov. Mike Dunleavy.

    Shuckerow, who is currently the deputy communications director and spokesman for Sen. Dan Sullivan, will begin in his new position on Jan. 2 according to Mary Ann Pruitt, the governor's communications director.

    "We are very excited to announce Matt Shuckerow will be joining our team as press secretary," Pruitt said. "He is a proven, skilled communicator and he will be great at assisting the Dunleavy administration achieve our goals."

    Shuckerow has previously served as the communications director and spokesman for Congressman Don Young, and as the press secretary for Sen. Lisa Murkowski.

    Shuckerow, a lifelong Alaskan, was born on Kodiak Island and grew up in Anchorage.

    Before entering politics, Shuckerow worked as a deckhand and crew member aboard commercial fishing vessels in Prince William Sound.

     

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