Called to Serve in 2018

Volunteer Karen Trop, in a blue long-sleeve t-shirt and vest, holds a microphone and small audio recorder, smiling at the camera.

Each year in winter and early spring, KNOM begins a new search for outstanding volunteer fellows to commit to a year of service at KNOM.

Most applicants are recent, or soon-to-be, college graduates. We welcome a variety of degrees, and prior broadcasting experience is welcome, but not necessary.

Know someone who might be a good fit? Applications are being accepted now, right here at The priority deadline is February 15.

Image at top: Second-year volunteer Karen Trop.


  1. jake on December 21, 2017 at 4:45 pm

    Have you ever entertained the idea of using retired individuals as volunteers? Ideally, they have a wealth of experience, have income so they can afford to work for free (lol) and probably would love the experience of working in Alaska. Just for thought. God Bless you and your mission and Merry Christmas 2017.

    • David Dodman on December 22, 2017 at 5:46 pm

      Hello, Jake! God bless you, too, and Merry Christmas to you and yours! To answer your question: while KNOM volunteers tend to be recent college graduates, we do accept applications from people of older ages and other stages of life (as long as they meet our criteria of having a bachelor’s degree and are citizens of the US). If in doubt, applicants can always email us at Hope that helps!