Maddie contemplates the idea of culture shock through the lens of her first few months in Nome.
Each new generation of KNOM volunteers — including our brand-new, 2015-2016 class — becomes part of a long history that stretches back to even before our first broadcast.
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.
Volunteer alumni Margaret DeMaioribus and Josh Cunningham, who became close friends during their shared volunteer year, recently brought their service experiences full-circle through a special reunion trip to Nome.
New volunteer Maddie reflects on all the things she never imagined she would be doing before she arrived in Alaska.
It’s summer: the time of new beginnings for our volunteers. We’d like to share two small traditions that have become cherished parts of the season.
Summertime at KNOM is always a bittersweet season of hellos and goodbyes, with the turnover of service terms for our full-time volunteers. But this year, we have one more “goodbye” to say: to former-volunteer-turned-staffer Betsy Brennan.
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.
As recruitment for 2015-2016 KNOM volunteers continues, Caitlin remembers her own application process.
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.