6:35 PM AKDT, July 25, 2012
Corey Allen-Young can be seen anchoring the morning edition and reporting at KTUU. Corey joined the KTUU family July 2012 after working at KTVA in Anchorage as a reporter and KXD in Fairbanks, Alaska, as a news and sports anchor and reporter. Corey previously worked for the ABC KIMO affiliate in Anchorage and has done radio in the Anchorage, Bethel, and Fairbanks areas.
Corey was the first to break the story of Governor Sarah Palin's demotion of the state's Public Safety Commissioner Walt Monegan and subsequent state investigation of Governor's Palin's potential abuse of executive power. Corey received the 2008 Champion of Public Safety award by the Alaska Public Safety Employees Association for his public safety dedication to and not taking the quote "I don't know" for an answer in his reporting. He is also a recipient of the Blood Bank Of Alaska's Media Advocate award in 2010 and the Victims For Justice Advocate award in 2012. Corey has a passion for journalism and loves doing stories featuring the positives of society and people. Corey is honored to be the "voice" for those who can't be heard.
Corey is a lifelong Alaskan having been born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska (Go East T-Birds). In his spare time Corey enjoys sports specifically basketball and football, music, deejaying, and dancing. Corey is a big fan of the Dallas Cowboys and San Antonio Spurs and welcomes a friendly debate with anyone on why they are number one.
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