“Whether it’s the people who race or the people who come to watch,” Tyler says, “Iditarod’s energy will always be enough to keep this armchair musher at the edge of his seat.” At Iditarod’s end, Tyler and his fellow volunteers chat about the Last Great Race.
Davis’ mother, Pauline Hovey, is visiting him in Nome. In this week’s audioblog, they discuss her travels and her impressions of Nome — and she asks Davis the tough questions.
“I wore three pairs of pants…” The 2016-17 volunteer class discusses all things Iron Dog for the audio blog this week.
Happy (belated) Valentine’s Day from the KNOM volunteers! This week, we’re discussing things we love.
The KNOM volunteer dormitory is filled with “mementos whispering common bonds,” Tyler says. On the book cases in the house you see volumes by Sara Vowell, a “This American Life” contributor. It’s one of many subtle reminders that past volunteers listened to lots of radio, too.
For this week’s audioblog, Davis samples one of the many movies from the long-curated film collection at the KNOM volunteer house — and gives his review.
What’s a work day like for a KNOM volunteer? Karen shares a beat-by-beat overview of a single day as a radio producer and deejay.
Producers Lauren and Karen describe each other’s DJ shifts and reflect on the hard work their coworker puts into every show.
Living in sub-Arctic Alaska, volunteer Tyler says, offers “weekly lessons in what it means to persevere.”
In their latest audioblog, the volunteers discuss some of their holiday traditions, what exactly Arbor Day is all about, and what new holidays they would create if they could.