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Volunteers in the News Department

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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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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Travelogue

Bears, Solomon, AK

Laura shares photographs from her first travel opportunities, including trips to Gambell, Wales, and White Mountain.

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