780 AM | 96.1 FM | “Yours for Western Alaska”

Job Opportunity: Program Assistant

Position: Program Assistant
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours/week
Salary: $21/hr with benefits
Location: Nome, AK
Opening/Closing: Job posted Jan. 29, 2020; open until filled


The Program Assistant aides in coordinating KNOM’s programming, ensuring consistency with KNOM’s Catholic mission and presented creatively, professionally, and sustainably.


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 1 year of radio experience required
  • Background/Experience with ZETTA & G-Selector on-air software preferred
  • Skilled in Adobe Audition, Dropbox, Slack, Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge of rural Alaska concerns and issues
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in a professional manner with team members &listeners over the phone, via email, and on-air
  • Ability to uphold mission and values

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Edit and schedule daily, weekly, and specialty on-air logs & programs
  • Host on-air shifts as assigned
  • Train and lead volunteer-fellows and community announcers in KNOM on-air standards
  • Coordinate with GM for volunteer & staff on-air checks
  • Edit spot and feature content of volunteers & staff
  • Coordinate communication for station underwriting with GM
  • Maintain studio scripts, training manuals, pronunciation guides, contact information, and policies
  • Outreach to community for tours of the station, local student trainings/internships
  • Organize, archive, and update the KNOM music library
  • Organize, archive, and preserve historic KNOM audio content
  • Other duties as assigned

To Apply

Send a complete cover letter, resume, and aircheck to margaret.demaioribus@knom.org.

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KNOM’s Mission

“Encountering Christ, embracing culture, empowering growth, and engaging the listener.” Operating as the oldest Catholic radio station in the country, KNOM values being a friend and companion, providing respectful service based on Catholic ideals. We’re KNOM: Yours for Western Alaska.

Values: Friend and companion – Respectful service – Catholic ideals.

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KNOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).