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Archive for February 2012

Ben Matheson – Volunteer News Reporter

My name is Ben Matheson, I’m currently working as a volunteer news reporter at KNOM. I grew up in Minnesota and studied communication and international studies at Luther College.  I spent a year in Denmark as an exchange student and got my first taste of the arctic in Norway.  Before coming to Alaska, I worked…

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Throwin’ Out the Welcome Mat(ty)

Welcome to the KNOM blog. My name is Matty, and I am one of the four current volunteers working at KNOM Radio in Nome.  My birth name is actually Matthew, but I rarely go by that name, which is fortunate because one of the other current volunteers is also named Matthew.  I’ve been told here…

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Greetings, from Public Affairs

Good morning, internet. My name is Matthew Smith, and I’ll be blogging as KNOM’s volunteer Public Affairs Director. I work on the “news” side of the KNOM staff, but before we get to that, a little about me. After finishing college, I spent two years teaching English through the Maryknoll China Teacher’s Program. I moved…

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