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Position: News Director
Hours: Full-time, hourly, 40 hours/week
Wage range: $32.00 – $38.00/hr
Location: Nome, AK
Opening/Closing: Job posted December 11, 2023; open until filled


The Nome-based News Director coordinates all KNOM AM & FM news programming and content, ensuring all programs are consistent with Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations as well as KNOM’s Mission. The News Director is the supervisor to the reporter staff.

This is an hourly, full-time position with benefits that include PTO, health insurance, and a 403(b) retirement plan. Wage range is $32-$38/hr, depending on experience and education.


  1. Bachelor’s degree required, or equivalent years of experience.
  2. 2 years professional broadcasting experience is highly desired.
  3. Demonstrated ability to manage a team.
  4. Proficiency with Adobe Audition.
  5. Knowledge of current news and journalism standards.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

To apply:

Send cover letter, resume, three letters of recommendation, and two to three work samples to generalmanager@knom.org.

To read or download the full job description as a PDF document, click here.

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