ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - After a years-long battle with medical challenges, beloved former Channel 2 anchor and reporter Jason Moore has died, according to his wife Susanna.
He passed away peacefully in the early hours of Saturday, Sept. 8, surrounded by close family.
The 51-year-old Moore, who was from Seward, Alaska, studied at Washington State University, where he majored in broadcast communications and journalism, graduating in 1989. He began his journalism career in Medford, Oregon, as a reporter in 1990. His LinkedIn profile shows that he then joined the KION-TV news team until 1995, before becoming part of the Channel 2 family in Anchorage later that year.
At Channel 2, Moore was known as a compelling writer, passionate journalist and lively personality in the newsroom. His humor shone bright in the many feature stories he brought viewers - and colleagues - from across the Last Frontier.
After 15 years with Channel 2, Moore left broadcast television to become a communications account manager, before most recently serving as Senior Director of Corporate Affairs for Cook Inlet Region, Inc.
Service details are pending.