Corey Allen-Young is a part-time reporter and can be seen in the weekly segment "Spotlight on Youth." Corey joined the KTUU family July of 2012 as the co-anchor on the "Morning Edition."
Corey was previously with KTVA in Anchorage where he was a Reporter and before that, he was a News and Sports Anchor at KXD in Fairbanks. Corey has also worked for the ABC affiliate in Anchorage, KIMO, and has done radio in the Anchorage, Bethel, and Fairbanks areas.
Corey is a top-notch journalist and a passion for breaking news. He was the first to report Governor Sarah Palin's demotion of State Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan and the subsequent investigation into allegations of potential abuse of Executive power.
Corey has received many awards during his career. He is the 2012 recipient of the Victims for Justice Advocate award, the 2010 Blood Bank Of Alaska's Media Advocate award and the 2008 Champion of Public Safety award from the Alaska Public Safety Employees Association. That award honors Corey's dedication to public safety and commends his tenacious reporting, noting the fact Corey rarely accepts "I don't know" as an answer. Corey has a proven passion for journalism and also loves doing stories featuring the positive side of Alaskans and society. Corey says he's honored to be the "voice" for those who cannot be heard.
Corey is a lifelong Alaskan, born and raised in Anchorage (Go East T-Birds!). In his spare time, Corey enjoys sports, specifically basketball and football, music, spinning on the ones and twos, and dancing. Corey is a big fan of the Dallas Cowboys and San Antonio Spurs and always welcomes a friendly debate as to why both teams are number one.