Murkowski Announces New Communications Director

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska has announced Alaskan broadcast journalist Matthew Felling as her new Communications Director.

“I look forward to having Matthew lead my communications team,” Murkowski said. “As a veteran of both Alaska and D.C. reporting, he brings valuable experience and insight to my staff, and will bolster our efforts to keep Alaskans informed on so many of the issues that impact our state.”

Felling comes to Sen. Murkowski’s office after being lead political reporter and anchor for CBS 11 News Anchorage. He joined CBS 11 News after a decade of news reporting, commentary and analysis in Washington, D.C -- becoming the only TV reporter on the Washington Post's "Best State-Based Political Reporter" list. Felling holds a Bachelor's Degree from Boston University in journalism and a Master's from Georgetown University.