96.1 FM | 780 AM | Yours for Western Alaska

Posts by David Dodman

The 2014-2015 KNOM volunteer class

Our ’15 Producers Look Back

This month, we’re bidding a final goodbye to our volunteer class of 2015. After a profile on our departing news volunteers last month, we’re saying goodbye to our production volunteers: Caitlin, Courtney, and Kristin.

Margaret and Josh in Studio A

Margaret and Josh, Full Circle

Volunteer alumni Margaret DeMaioribus and Josh Cunningham, who became close friends during their shared volunteer year, recently brought their service experiences full-circle through a special reunion trip to Nome.

2015 e-Waste Pickup in Nome

Helping to Keep Alaska Clean

A recent collection of “e-waste” in Nome was a singular opportunity for our community to make rural Alaska a cleaner place to live. We were happy not only to spread the word about this important community need but also to take part in it!

Sounding Board episode on listener feedback

Listening to the Listeners

For the last episode of this year’s season of Sounding Board, we invited our vast listening region to call in and tell us what they think about KNOM. We were heartened and energized by our listeners’ response.

Betsy Brennan on Nome's Middle Beach

Farewell, Betsy

Summertime at KNOM is always a bittersweet season of hellos and goodbyes, with the turnover of service terms for our full-time volunteers. But this year, we have one more “goodbye” to say: to former-volunteer-turned-staffer Betsy Brennan.