96.1 FM | 780 AM | Yours for Western Alaska


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Current Openings


Full-time (40 hours/week), permanent position

Applications accepted through 3/31/2017

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The Board of Directors of KNOM AM & FM in Nome, Alaska is looking for the next General Manager to continue the mission of serving the people of Western Alaska from the leadership position of these legendary radio stations. Our current General Manager is retiring after 24 years with the organization. We’re looking for a broadcaster who understands community radio and wants to be involved in Western Alaska. You’ll oversee a team of professionals and volunteers from all over the country in newly remodeled, state-of-the-art studios.

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Applicants should have at least 5 years of radio experience and a solid background with all radio positions. KNOM is a Catholic radio station providing inspirational, informative, and entertaining programming to continually serve the people of Western Alaska. (Download the files linked below for full details.)

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Download: job description, qualifications, duties, and responsibilities (Microsoft Word .doc file)
Download: KNOM GM job announcement (Microsoft Word .docx file)

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To apply: Send resume and cover letter to dennisbookey@gmail.com. Applications accepted through March 31, 2017.

More Information

Any new openings for permanent positions will be posted here.

If you’d like to join our mission as a full-time volunteer, get more information and an application on the volunteer section of our website. Nearly all of our staff members got their start at KNOM – and in many cases, their start in radio entirely! – by working in our long-standing volunteer program.

You’ll also find information about the KNOM volunteer program on Idealist.org and the website for the Catholic Volunteer Network.

Additional job postings (beyond KNOM) may be available on the website of the Alaska Broadcasters Association.

EEO Information

KNOM Radio Mission, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and complies fully with the Federal Communication Commission’s guidelines on fairness in hiring. We’re committed to diversity in our workplace.

Download our equal-employment opportunity (EEO) public file report in PDF format (last updated September 21, 2016).

This page last updated Monday, February 13, 2017.