About Our Writer, Van Williams
The blog is written by Van Williams, who turned pro straight out of East High School in 1990. He signed with the Monroe Journal in North Carolina, where he worked and attended Wingate College. Later, he returned to Alaska to work for the Anchorage Times. He eventually became sports editor of the Anchorage Daily News before leaving in 2008 to start his own communications company. Today his clients include the Alaska Sports Hall of Fame, Alliance for Support of American Legion Baseball in Alaska, Anchorage Glacier Pilots, Seward Journal and The Alaska Dispatch. He lives in Spenard with his wife Marisa. Reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.