Caught Doing Something Good: Andrew Hafner

Shakespeare's "The Tempest" in Nome, 2018.

Welcome to Caught Doing Something Good, where KNOM shines the spotlight on youth in Western Alaska. Every month, we interview students from the region and chat about the things they’ve been doing to positively impact their community.

This month we feature soon-to-be high school freshman Andrew Hafner, who uses his creative talents to enrich his community of Nome.

Shakespeare's "The Tempest" in Nome, 2018.

Andrew Hafner shares his talents with the community of Nome during a production of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” Photo courtesy of Michael Burnett.

Caught Doing Something Good is an interview series focused on the youth of Western Alaska; the program will be available on this website and broadcast live on the last Saturday and Sunday of every month at 12noon and 5pm on KNOM (96.1 FM, 780 AM). (Previous episodes are still available; listen to them online here.)

If you would like to nominate a student for Caught Doing Something Good, please contact KNOM at 907-443-5221 or

Caught Doing Something Good: it’s time to take the spotlight and shine it on the positive.

Audio used in this episode: Mystery Mammal and Poddington Bear.

Image at top: Andrew Hafner performs in a Nome-based production of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.” Photo: Karen Trop/KNOM.


  1. […] the interview with Andrew, which aired in August, listeners hear that he’s been “collecting instruments” (that is, […]

  2. Toby on October 9, 2018 at 12:59 pm

    Good for you Andrew!