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Hours: Full time, 40 hours/week, Exempt
Location: Nome, AK
Salary: $45,000-$60,000, DOE
Reports to: General Manager
Opening/closing: Job originally posted April 20, 2021; open until filled


If you relish the opportunity to tell the stories that affect our daily lives and a passion of keeping Western Alaska up to speed with our ever-changing world and teaching bright talented volunteers, this job will be for you. KNOM is looking for a news-focused talent with unique and creative ideas to improve the cultural and regional information being shared with Western Alaska.  This also includes the News Director’s role in leading the team for coverage of the Iditarod Sled Dog Race.


  1. Bachelor’s degree required
  2. 2 years of professional writing in media and broadcasting experience
  3. Volunteer and training experience
  4. Knowledge of Western Alaska, preferred
  5. Proficient in audio editing

Duties and Responsibilities

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To apply, send a complete cover letter, resume, and aircheck/audio sample to Tony Calumet; generalmanager@knom.org.