For more than five decades, volunteers have come to Nome to give a year or more of service. In concert with supporters like you, the mission’s commitment — to serve Western Alaska with faith, inspiration, news, and education, through radio — has remained constant.
Nowhere is the need for rural Alaska broadcasting more evident than in the village of Diomede, a small community located on an island in the Bering Strait.
KNOM endeavors to connect with listeners, on the air and face to face. Recently, volunteer producer Lauren Frost had the chance to do both during a special youth summit in rural Kiana, Alaska.
Extreme weather tends to persist well into springtime in Western Alaska. It’s a season of transformation — during which accurate radio broadcasting remains vital.
This spring, KNOM listeners are keeping company with a new voice on weekday mornings. Meet Michael Burnett.
Veterinary services are rare — and greatly needed — in rural Alaska. A recent episode of KNOM’s “Story49” documents how a new organization is filling the gap; it takes listeners to the front lines of where pets and pet owners need care the most.
KNOM Radio Mission took home three awards and shared credit on a fourth at this weekend’s annual gathering of the Alaska Press Club.
This Easter, the need for KNOM’s broadcasts is as great as ever. Thanks to you, listeners throughout Western Alaska will continue to have an outlet for worship, inspiration, education, news, and entertainment.
KNOM has covered the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race each year since its inception in 1973. The 2017 Iditarod was a red-letter year both for its competitors and for our mission and its listeners.
A blisteringly fast and frenzied snowmachine race captures the interest of Western Alaska listeners each March. Through your support, KNOM’s live radio broadcasts rally the region, enlivening the race for remote listeners cheering on loved ones.