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Laura, Our Program Director

Laura Collins

As KNOM’s new program director, Laura Collins is keeping alive a cornerstone of our daily mission: overseeing the many kinds of programming that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire our listeners.

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The Importance… of Giving Back

Courtney with Jake Kenick in a scene from The Importance of Being Earnest

It was a proud moment both for the Nome community and for KNOM early last month, as a local theatre production brought a few of our full-time volunteers into the arts scene of our region — and brought a taste of 1890s England to 2010s Alaska.

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Spotted

The messages you see in grey boxes throughout our print newsletter (which you can download as a PDF) – and in all of our Static (newsletter) issues – are but a tiny sampling of KNOM’s massive library of “spots.” They’re brief radio messages, created in-house at KNOM, that we sprinkle into each broadcast hour, taking the place…

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Delicate Sounds

I am hearing more. As I spend more time at the sounding board, or hunched over audio-editing software, or scanning phone-calls for choice snippets of detail, sound has never mattered more directly and distinctly. Sound is different from music, although for most of my life I think I treated them as synonyms. Music, drained of…

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Summercise Radio!

The production department has been busy for the past few weeks, as we’ve been shepherding the kids of Summercise through writing and producing radio spots. During the summer, the CAMP department of Norton Sound Health Care runs a program focussed on teaching kids about healthy living. That afternoon program is called “Summercise”, and a part…

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May ’72: A film crew hits Nome

May 5, 1972: KNOM is helping a Walt Disney production unit this month with filming of the feature-length Tundra Summer, starring two Nome third grade children. The movie is released with the title Two Against the Arctic, featuring a trained polar bear from Seattle named Igloo.

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