360 North is Alaska’s public affairs source and the most widely distributed television channel in Alaska. 360 North is dedicated to Alaska programming, information about Alaska and content of interest to Alaskans. Their mission is to provide unique Alaskan programs, original statewide productions and events for broadcast and streaming on the web. On behalf of Southeast Conference, Meilani Schijvens presents key insights into current and past Southeast Alaska economic and socioeconomic trends, and tells the story of changes that are taking place in the areas of population and employment. Key drivers of the economy are explored, including the public sector and the visitor, seafood, mining, construction, and health care industries. Statewide trends in these areas are compared to the region.