Business writer Paula Dobbyn covers logging, mining, tourism and Alaska Native corporations for the Anchorage Daily News. An award-winning journalist with more than 15 years experience, Dobbyn has lived in Alaska since 1994. Before joining the Daily News staff three years ago, she completed a Ted Scripps Fellowship in Environmental Journalism at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Dobbyn has worked in print, radio and television throughout her career. She covered state news for KTOO-FM, the public radio station in Juneau. Prior to Alaska, Dobbyn spent four years at Monitor Radio and Television, the broadcast service of the Christian Science Monitor. Her positions included newscaster, producer and editor. Dobbyn began her journalism career in Managua, Nicaragua as a freelance reporter for AP Radio. From 1984 to 1988, she covered the Sandinista revolution and the Contra war for U.S. and European radio networks. Dobbyn has also freelanced from Washington, DC, Belfast, Jerusalem and Los Angeles, covering stories such as peace talks in Northern Ireland, Arab-Israeli clashes, the assimilation of Ethiopian Jews in Israel, the acquittal of LAPD officers in the Rodney King case, and U.S. diplomacy during the early years of the Clinton administration.