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Through a Glass, Brightly

Courtney inside our digital studios
Volunteer Courtney Cousins inside our digital studios, mid-February 2015. photo: David Dodman, KNOM.

Sawing, hammering, drilling, nailing: through the late winter, the noises coming from our downtown Nome studios aren’t just those passing through our microphones and sound boards.

Construction continues to move forward on the Tom and Florence Busch Digital Studios.

Courtney inside our digital studios
photo: David Dodman, KNOM.

With carpeting and soundproofing now essentially complete, the latest work on our under-construction studio spaces involve the glass windows partitioning one room from another. There’ll be ample visibility between our studios, allowing on-air deejays or news readers to communicate more immediately with other staff members and vise-versa. (First-year volunteer Courtney Cousins is pictured, here, giving the studios a quick walk-through last month.)

Glass windows inside our digital studios
Glass windows separating the rooms of our new digital studios. photo: David Dodman, KNOM.

As always, you can find more about our digital studios project — and see other, recent newsletter articles on our construction progress this winter — by visiting our digital studios page and exploring our past newsletters.


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