Deborah (Van Fleet) Newcombe

On-air host

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 Edition Host from 2002-2003 and has now been back since 2009 as a part-time host on Tuesday and Friday evening and Saturday afternoons.   In addition to some free-lance reporting, Deborah’s broadcasting background also includes teaching television broadcasting at the OPS Career Center, a segment about the 2003 College World Series on NPR’s Morning Edition and four short-term summer internships at Ken Burns’ Florentine Film Company in Walpole, New Hampshire. 

ICAN, The Institute for Career Advancement Needs, has a new four-part speaker series, beginning tomorrow, May 25th. 

A recent study by UNMC professor and HIV researcher, Dr. Howard Fox, and his collaborators, investigated something medical personnel have observed – that people with HIV seem to be getting age-related illnesses earlier than would be expected. 

The Nebraska primary is coming up on Tuesday, May 10th.

University of Nebraska President, Dr. Hank Bounds is officially installed today, but he’s been on the job for a year now.  He’s talked with people across the state and learned that increasing the graduation rate and decreasing student debt is important to Nebraskans.