The volunteers talk shop about what volunteering means to them.
Our 2015-16 volunteers, like so many of their predecessors, are embracing a tradition of selfless service during the holidays, banding together with each other — and with our communities — as they spend the holidays away from their hometowns and family.
It’s with a great sense of bittersweetness that we report the departure of a KNOM staffer with deep roots and an extensive history at our mission. As she departs for new horizons, longtime program director Kelly Brabec shares some of her reflections on what KNOM has meant over the years; it’s a mission, she says, that’s “formulated who I am today.”
This month, we’re bidding a final goodbye to our volunteer class of 2015, with a special focus on our production volunteers: Caitlin, Courtney, and Kristin.
We present our financial report for the 2014 fiscal year (July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014), with a summary comparison of expenses and income for fiscal years 2013 and 2014.
After an eventful day of service at Nome’s Food Bank, Jenn understands why volunteers are advised to respond in the affirmative when opportunities arise.
Story49 pays tribute to the Little Sisters of Jesus as they prepare to leave Western Alaska. Sisters Damiene and Nermala reflect on their time in Nome, Diomede, and Anchorage.
Emily came to Nome to tell stories. As the host of “Story 49,” she does just that. On a recent trip, though, she found that a KNOM volunteer’s service sometimes goes beyond connecting through the radio to making more personal connections in this vast but tiny part of the state.
Volunteers come to serve KNOM listeners for a year or more from a variety of backgrounds. Some are fresh out of college with a keen interest…
Half of KNOM’s staff is made of full-time volunteers, mostly recent college grads, who devote a year or more in service to KNOM and our listeners. Learn how to join community radio in Western Alaska. Write, produce, broadcast, and make a difference.