Box 82896 Fairbanks, AK 99708
Boyd Communications, http://www.benboydalaska.com
Substitute teacher, Yukon Flats
School District, 75-79.
Itinerant Music Instructor, Yukon Flats School District, 79-80.
Computer Instructor, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Interior Campus, 95 - Present
Special Projects Director, Doyon
Tourism Inc. 2001 -2013.
Includes: The production of videos and multimedia presentations for marketing and tourist education and entertainment. Website and Blog development and Internet Marketing. Directing tourist activities such as naturalist guided hikes, fishing, gold panning, and dog mushing presentations. Perform native dance and cultural presentations.
Marketing and Management of 5
Star Log Cabins, Alaskan Vacation Rentals, 2005 - Present.
Includes: Marketing: Web site production and Internet Marketing, Brochure production, Contacts and sales.
Management: Booking, Check-in, and Customer service.
Guide, Driver, Guide Trainer, and Tour Development Coordinator,
Pacific Tours . Perform several duties in the Japanese Tourist
Industry in Alaska, including training Japanese Guides in logistics
and knowledge of Alaska, 2007 - 2010.
Owner, Marketing, Management and Guide of Alaska
Northern Lights Tours and Alaskan
Culture Tours, 2010 - Present
Includes: Marketing: Website production and Internet Marketing, Brochure production, Contacts and sales.
Management: Booking and accounting.
"UAF Karate Club Documentary" – 2001.
"Meet Kantishna Roadhouse Employees" – 2003.
Doyon Tourism Documentary Production,
footage courtesy of KUAC & Cooperative Extension Service UAF.
"Kantishna Hills Pioneers" - 2005
Doyon Tourism Historical Documentary Production,
Historical photos and film footage edited with motion
graphics to tell the story of the Gold Rush Era.
"Open North American Champion Sled Dog Race" - 2006
"Denali Wildlife Quick Time Movies" 2005 - Present. For internet marketing, DVDs, and CDs.
The following DVDs were made by Boyd Communications for: Association of Interior Native Educators / Doyon Foundation
"Athabascan Snowshoe Building" - 2007
"Introduction to Athabascans" - 2007
"Athabascan Traditional Moose Harvest" - 2007
"Gwich'in Elders Speak" - 2007
"Athabascan Drum Making" - 2008
"The Life and Art of James Grant (Athabascan Artist) - 2008
See Home Page Multimedia - Video Production
Arctic Village Tours
Created multimedia and marketing materials for advertising tours both in Japanese and English. 1987 - 2000.
Participated in tourism marketing trade shows in Japan. - 1995
Created multimedia presentations and marketing materials for both advertising and entertainment/education of tourists in both Japanese and English. Development of Website and Blog and Internet Marketing. 2001 - Present.
Was taught Arctic survival skills by Indian Scouts from Arctic
Village who are members of the National Guard and train Rangers for
the US Army. Trained by Indian Trappers for subsistence way of
life. Wilderness Guide for tourist for Arctic Village Tours and
See Home Page Multitalented
Have written and administrated several grants for economic development that were both state and federal funded. These agencies include: State of Alaska Community and Regional Affairs and Farmers Home Administration.5 Star Log Cabins form January 2006 - present. I work on internet marketing as part of my "Special Projects Director" position at Doyon Tourism. Owner and operator of Boyd Communications who develops and does internet marketing for website clients. Have taken four college courses in web site design at University of Alaska Fairbanks.