Emily Schwing

The World

Emily Schwing is a reporter for KUAC in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Emily Schwing started stuffing envelopes for KUER FM90 in Salt Lake City in 2002. It was meant to be volunteer position, but it turned into a multi-year summer internship in the public radio newsroom. Emily moved on to an internship with "Radio Expeditions" at National Public Radio in Washington, DC, in 2006. She’s also worked for Deutsche Welle Radio in Bonn, Germany. Emily has also filed stories for NPR, APM, CBC, Monocle Radio and National Native News. Emily grew up between Denver, Pittsburgh and Salt Lake City. She is currently based in Fairbanks, Alaska. In the winter, Emily becomes something of a "Mushing Correspondent," following all 1,000 miles of the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race and the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race. She regularly produces stories on Arctic research, science and resource development.