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Volunteer Work at KNOM

Is This Normal?

With snow on the beach, the Bering Sea remained unfrozen at the end of October 2017.

Zoe studied environmental policy in college. When she decided to pursue journalism, she thought her undergraduate studies would be an interesting “blip” on her career path. Then, she moved to Alaska.

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Listening

An autumn sunset in Nome turns the sky purple, pink, and orange.

Volunteers go off to do all sorts of things after KNOM. Zoe, who hopes to make radio forever, explains how she came to the station–and talks to Gabe about how working with sound is giving him new ideas about the work he wants to do in another field.

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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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