Evy Gebhardt has joined Morris Alaska as advertising director. Gebhardt will oversee the advertising departments for the Alaska Journal of Commerce, the Chugiak-Eagle River Star (formerly the Alaska Star), Alaskan Equipment Trader, Alaska Magazine and The Milepost. Gebhardt joined Morris Communications in 2003, working as marketing director for the Peninsula Clarion. She has also worked as executive director for the Kenai Peninsula United Way, overseeing consecutive growth and record-setting campaigns, and served several terms as board president for the Greater Soldotna Chamber of Commerce, where she spearheaded a Buy Local campaign. Gebhardt also worked to develop the Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race organization, and currently owns a Kenai Peninsula-based lodging business.