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Volunteers

A Day in the Life

Karen records the Intro and Outro of her latest Dearest Alaska

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.

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Back by Request

Karen at Port of Nome

Producers Lauren and Karen describe each other’s DJ shifts and reflect on the hard work their coworker puts into every show.

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Why Do Californians Call 50 Degrees “Arctic?”

“Cold is relative,” Tyler says. It’s “probably Alaska’s most mind blowing secret. My time here has driven me to the conclusion that cold is not dependent on your ending temperature, but rather the variance in temperature you’ve experienced.”

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“Ice, Ice, Baby!”

Nome's coast starting to freeze over in December. Photo Credit: Karen+Lauren, KNOM (2016)

In Nome, the ocean is starting to freeze over, which means the KNOM volunteers are beginning to think about what they’ll be able to do, in the coming months, on the soon-to-be-solid Bering Sea.

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