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Posts tagged ‘Volunteer’

Our 42nd birthday!

Did you know? KNOM turns 42 this month. It was on July 14, 1971 that KNOM-AM first went on the air, with a broadcast initiated by…

Re-connecting with family

Volunteer Eva DeLappe (pictured, left) had a special guest earlier this spring: her twin sister Sarah (right), who spent a week visiting Nome. The week included…

Transitions

Although our daylight hours are increasing, the final throes of winter are long in Western Alaska. With temperatures just below freezing, small pellets of ice and…

Called to serve

With your support, the KNOM Radio Mission has been a presence in Western Alaska’s communities for more than four decades – and not always just through…

Welcome back, Ben!

A familiar (and smiling) face graced KNOM studios last month: that of volunteer alumnus Ben Matheson, who donated a week of vacation time to help our…

What KNOM taught

Our feature series on KNOM volunteer alumni continues with Matthew Smith, our public affairs director from 2010 to 2012 who is now continuing his career in…

A spotlight on Native music

Thanks to your support, the KNOM Radio Mission continues to mean so many different things to so many different people. For many of our listeners, KNOM…

A nod for community service

Good news: KNOM has been informed that, in a few months, we will receive a very special award from the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB)! NAB’s…