KCAW reporter Emily Kwong (l.) with NPR producer Elissa Nadwormy, NPR reporter/host Melissa Block, and 2016-17 Fellow Emily Russell. Although the fellowship provides an expense-paid trip to the annual meeting of the Alaska Press Club, often networking opportunities show up on KCAW’s doorstep. In this case, Melissa Block was traveling through Southeast Alaska working on her series “Our Land.” Block and Nadwormy spent several days working out of KCAW’s conference room.