Barbara Naughtin recently joined the KIOS team as Membership Manager.
Barb brings with her over twenty years of sales and relationship building experience both in the corporate world and the nonprofit arena. In addition to her membership...
Bob Coate has been at KIOS-FM for over 42 years. As he puts it, "I've been doing this for over 42 years, and I'm going to keep doing it until I get it right."
He became KIOS Program Director in July, 1977. He was the on-air host of the...
Carol Pederson began as a volunteer at KIOS-FM in 1993, was hired to work part-time in development in 1994, and started on-air in August 1995.
After having grown up in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Carol got her B.A. in Music Education from...
My broadcasting career began in the most unlikely of places…Okinawa, Japan. I was interviewed one afternoon while I was in college and, on a lark, I asked if the TV station needed any volunteers. They said they could use a weather person who...
Chris Cooke has been a voice on public radio in Omaha since 1989. Working at KVNO-FM during college, Cooke hosted a weekend progressive jazz show on the station in addition to working as an on-air announcer. In November 1992, Cooke signed on at...
Deborah has a long history as a part-time announcer/host with KIOS, having first worked at the station from 1983 to 1994 – hosting and producing two weekly interview/public affairs programs for part of that time. She returned as the Morning...
Katy became the Membership Assistant in early 2015. She loves public radio and has been listening to KIOS since she moved to Omaha from California 15 years ago. Prior to joining the staff at KIOS, Katy was a community college Financial Aid...
My career in the Broadcasting industry began in Pittsburg, Kansas where my first job was an Anchor/Reporter position at KOAM-TV, a station that served a four state area of Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Missouri.
After only a year,...
Mary Marchio can be heard Sunday nights on KIOS-FM, hosting a series of programs that feature music that is, admittedly, new to her. "When I started working at KIOS in 2006, the Sunday evening programs were mostly orchestral and choral music,...
Michael Lyon is a native of great Britain who immigrated to the United States in 1981. His business background is in banking. Michael was a vice president for the lending division of the nation's largest thrift, involved in residential real...
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Recording Engineer Mike Hansen, also local host during All Things Considered, has been with KIOS since August of 1988. He received a degree in Broadcast Production from the University of Nebraska/Omaha. Hansen worked for several years as a...
Mike Jacobs has been with KIOS since 1988 while attending the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Mike began his career at KIOS working weekends acting as local host for NPR’s Weekend Edition. He also hosted Morning Edition from 1990-1996. Mike...
Dick Dennis is in charge of keeping KIOS on the air. He's been chief engineer at KIOS since 1992.