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:
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.
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.'
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.
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.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
We visited Sō Percussion's Brooklyn studio to film the quartet perform Wilco drummer Glenn Kotche's 'Drumkit Quartets.'
Thursday, January 14, 2016
With another "Star Wars" film comes another Oscar nomination for composer John Williams. Nominations for the 88th annual Academy Awards were announced Thursday morning.
Thursday, December 17, 2015
Take a listen to the classical music inspirations behind John Williams' music for the "Star Wars" films.
Thursday, December 03, 2015
Moved by the orchestra's recording of John Luther Adam's "Become Ocean," pop superstar Taylor Swift has donated $50,000 to the Seattle Symphony.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
In honor of National Cat Day, here are some sophisticated cats who find classical music the purrrrrrfect way to relax.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Before the New York Mets took on the Kansas City Royals in game one of the World Series, musicians and workers from the Met Opera gathered Tuesday morning on Lincoln Center Plaza.
Saturday, October 03, 2015
The Matt Herskowitz Jazz Trio came to the WQXR performance studio with two violinists from the classical world – Philippe Quint and Lara St. John – to swing Bach.
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
In advance of its opening on Thursday, WQXR and WNYC get a preview of National Sawdust, a new, $16 million music venue in Brooklyn.
Monday, August 17, 2015
The Russian-born violinist Alina Ibragimova in recent years has developed a following in Europe, especially in the U.K., where she studied and came of age. Here's why.
Friday, July 31, 2015
See 10 snapshots from the Naumburg Bandshell that prove nothing beats a classical music concert in the park.
Monday, May 11, 2015
When orchestra officials emerged around 3:25 pm ET (9:25 pm Berlin) the message was clear: "no result."
Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Announcing five more episodes of the radio show about today's exciting, dynamic and all-around inspiring composers, with host Nadia Sirota. Help fund Season Two today via Kickstarter.
Friday, January 16, 2015
A couple of new nominees join two veteran of the Academy Award’s Best Original Score category that favored biopics this year.
Monday, November 17, 2014
For more than 40 years, one sprawling, light-drenched, fifth-floor loft in Tribeca has played home to the life and white-hot creative energies of composer, choreographer, dancer and joyfully pioneering singer Meredith Monk.
In this episode of Q2 Spaces, we tour the living quarters, urban fairy-tale rehearsal space and ...
Monday, November 17, 2014
Tour the sprawling, fifth-floor Tribeca loft that has played home for over 40 years to the joyfully pioneering performer Meredith Monk.
Saturday, November 01, 2014
With this month's Bachstock festival, we're not only bringing sexy Bach, but also the Bach Pun Generator, which we'll update each week with your submissions.