Kim Nowacki

Digital Producer, WQXR

Kim Nowacki is the digital producer for WQXR. She is responsible for WQXR’s social media channels, live event coverage, video production and keeps a keen eye on the website to make sure what you hear on air is what you see online. Follow her on Twitter at @knowacki.

Kim earned her M.A. in online journalism and digital media from the USC Annenberg School for Journalism where she sought out some of the country’s best thinkers and doers when it comes to digital media best-practices and experimentation.

She came to New York in the summer of 2011, after being selected from hundreds of applications to work as the news Web intern at The New York Times where she worked on the metro City Room blog, the Lens blog dedicated to photography and as a Web producer for The New York Times Magazine.

Prior to going back to graduate school, Kim spent 10 years as a features and arts and culture reporter. Her work has appeared in Willamette Week (Portland, Ore.), The Seattle Times (Seattle, Wash.), the Weekend Argus (Cape Town, South Africa) and Southern California Public Radio (Los Angeles, Calif.), among others.

Kim Nowacki appears in the following:

Timeline: Discover WQXR's Historic 80 Years of Broadcasting

Friday, December 02, 2016

On Saturday, Dec. 3, WQXR turns 80! Here's a look back at the station's rich history of brining great classical music to New York City and beyond.
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Trivia Quiz: How Well Do You Know WQXR?

Friday, December 02, 2016

In celebration of WQXR's 80th birthday on Saturday, Dec. 3, take our quiz to test your knowledge of WQXR past and present.

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Leonard Bernstein Makes His Carnegie Hall Debut With A Moment's Notice

Monday, November 14, 2016

On Nov. 14, 1943, Leonard Bernstein was told that day he would be conducting the New York Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall for the very first time. Watch Hershey Felder reenact that moment.
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Poll: Cast Your Vote For Mozart or Salieri

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

In this turbulent election season, WQXR is your respite from the non-stop political coverage. Cast your vote for classical music by supporting WQXR.

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Quiz: Which Beethoven Symphony Are You?

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Are you heroic like Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, or inspiring like his Ninth Symphony or blunt and powerful like the Fifth? Take our quiz and find out. Plus, a special pledge offer.

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We Asked Parents: How Do You Get Your Kids to Practice?

Monday, September 12, 2016

Back-to-school time also means back to music class and private lessons for a lot of students, so we asked parents for their tips on getting kids to practice his or her instrument.
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Photo Gallery: Digging Classical Music On National Dog Day

Friday, August 26, 2016

We asked listeners to send in photos of their pups enjoying classical music in celebration of National Dog Day; check out some of our favorite submissions.

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Watch: Pianist Yoonie Han Plays Debussy's 'Clair de Lune'

Monday, August 22, 2016

Pianist Yoonie Han visited the WQXR studios to perform Debussy's famous 'Clair de Lune.' Watch her performance in honor of the composer's 154th birthday.
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Meryl Streep Explains Our Fascination with Florence Foster Jenkins

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The stars of the movie 'Florence Foster Jenkins' talked to Elliott Forrest about this infamous tone-deaf opera singer. 

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Quiz: Which Classical Music Era Are You?

Thursday, August 04, 2016

Which classical music era should you have been born in? Take our quiz and find out.

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In Studio: Soprano Nadine Sierra Sings Mozart and Foster

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

As she prepares for her Mostly Mozart Festival debut, rising star Nadine Sierra visited the WQXR studios to sing a pair of arias by the Austrian composer, plus an American classic.

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Pokemon Invade Classical Venues

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Pokemon are popping up everywhere and classical music organizations and institutions are out to catch them all.

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My Classical Music Story: Radiolab's Robert Krulwich Finds Mahler

Thursday, July 07, 2016

Radiolab's Robert Krulwich tells us how a school assignment brought Gustav Mahler into his life.

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Gallery: Share Your Summer Music Memories

Friday, June 17, 2016

Add your summer classical music photos, videos and tweets to our #WQXRsummer gallery.


Watch: Royal Harpist Claire Jones Strums Traditional, Classical Works

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Claire Jones, who served as the official harpist to the Prince of Wales, performed selections off her new album and the piece she played at the royal wedding live in the WQXR studios.


In-Studio: Avi Avital Performs from 'Between Worlds'

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Mandolin player Avi Avital visited the WQXR studios with accordionist Ksenija Sidorova and percussionist Itamar Doari to play a selection of lively Hungarian, Turkish and Georgian works.


Watch: Sarah Cahill Performs Lou Harrison's Unpublished 'Range Song'

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Pianist Sarah Cahill stopped by the Q2 Music studio to perform Lou Harrison's rarely-heard (and perhaps never-before recorded) 'Range Song.'


Share Your Birthday Greeting For Bach

Monday, March 21, 2016

It's J.S. Bach's birthday and he deserves a shout out. Share your best #HappyBirthdayBach photo or greeting on Twitter and Instagram, or upload one to our gallery directly.


In-Studio: Marc-André Hamelin and the Composer-Pianist Tradition

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Pianist Marc-André Hamelin stopped by the WQXR studios to perform his "Pavane Variée" and George Gershwin's "Liza," arranged by Earl Wild. Watch his performance on-demand.


Video: Sō Percussion Plays Glenn Kotche Piece from Brooklyn Navy Yard

Thursday, February 11, 2016

We visited Sō Percussion's Brooklyn studio to film the quartet perform Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche's 'Drumkit Quartets.'