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Volunteers

Collateral Duties

A whiteboard hanging on the on-air studio door serves as the sign-up for weekly cleaning duties at the station.

In a year of service at KNOM, Zoe writes, “no two days are the same.” The “other duties as assigned” that are part of a volunteer fellow’s job have, for Zoe, included tasks far beyond the realms of broadcasting and radio production — and that’s a good thing, she says.

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Full Circle

The opening scene of Shakespeare's "The Tempest," directed by KNOM volunteer Gabe Colombo (Photo: Michael Burnett, 2018)

Gabe reflects on how Shakespeare brought him to Nome — and, now that his production of “The Tempest” is opening in Nome, how he’s come full circle.

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On the Trail

Gabe in Ambler covering the Kobuk 440 (Photo credit: Gabe Colombo, KNOM)

The Kobuk 440 was the final sled dog race of the 2018 mushing season, but for Gabe and Zoe, it was their first time seeing what it’s like to be a trail reporter. They’ve “fallen in love with mushing — and covering it for radio,” Gabe says.

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