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Caitlin, Spot-On

Producer and Morning Show host Caitlin Whyte.

She’s come a long way to help make our mission possible, and she’s the first voice many of our listeners hear every weekday. First-year volunteer Caitlin Whyte, most recently a resident of New York City, is now our Morning Show host and, in her off-air hours, a producer at KNOM.

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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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The Power of Trust

Along the road

“I have been amazed at the responsibility we are entrusted with at the station,” first-year volunteer Tara Cicatello says. “But we make it work.”

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Radio Ethics and Art

Sound board in Studio C

As the new volunteers spend time together during our first week as a house, we are reflecting a lot on our training at KNOM and how it relates to our previous work and schooling experiences. I studied Anthropology and was indoctrinated in anthropological ethics including: who do you interview, what do you record, what do…

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Still part of the family

Speaking of our facilities and equipment: we’d be remiss not to offer our thanks to Les Brown, the longtime volunteer engineer who, although retired from daily service at our mission, still contributes his considerable expertise and guidance to KNOM. Les (seen here at KNOM during his last visit to Nome, in 2011) has been part…

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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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