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Volunteer Work at KNOM

Waking Up with Western Alaska

KNOM's Morning Show on Breakfast Tuesday.

In this week’s audioblog, Karen discusses one of the biggest changes in her second volunteer year: taking the Morning Show helm from the capable hands of previous Morning Deejays.

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Messages of Wellness

Black microphone on stand

In this week’s volunteer audioblog, Lauren shares messages from local elders about staying sober and finding hope. They’re radio spots she’s produced recently for KNOM.

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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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Same Old Song, But a New Dance

Microphone. Photo: Renée Johnson via Flickr Creative Commons

It’s a tricky thing to make a passion a career, Tyler says. “Almost four months in, I’m glad to say radio is still my passion.” But at the same time, “working at a radio station has an interesting change on how you interact with audio outside of work.”

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New Beginnings

Emily, Davis, Tyler, Lauren, Karen, and Mitch

“The feeling getting off the plane, bathed in pre-solstice midnight sun, is most closely relatable to the feeling one has at the peak of a rollercoaster. It’s fear, excitement, elation, and a complete willingness to plunge into the unknown,” Tyler says.

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