Katie Knapp Schubert

News Director

I came on board at KIOS-FM's first News Director in October 2007. Before coming to Omaha, I worked at commercial stations in Illinois. Here at KIOS, I anchor news, report, write and produce copy and sound for use on air and on the web. I also manage our social media sites on Facebook and Twitter.

My interest in broadcasting began at a young age, and I’ve always been interested in government and politics.  I have a bachelor’s degree in Radio-Television News from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (www.siuc.edu), and a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs Reporting from the University of Illinois-Springfield (www.uis.edu). While at SIUC, I worked as a news reporter at WSIU-FM in Carbondale (also a NPR station). I was a Statehouse Reporter for Illinois Public Radio in 2004.

When I’m not covering news, I watch a lot of sports. I’m a huge fan of the St. Louis Cardinals, my Southern Illinois University Salukis, and, of course, a Huskers fan.  My husband, Scott, and I welcomed our first child, Russell, in January 2015. I’m the oldest of three girls, and the aunt of two nephews and a niece.

If you’re on Twitter, you can follow KIOS at @KIOSOmaha, and me @katieontheradio. You can also email me at katina.schubert@kios.org. I welcome your questions and feedback.

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Health/Medical
7:23 pm
Sun January 4, 2015

NMC monitoring health care worker exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone

An American health care worker will spend the next three weeks in the biocontainment unit at Nebraska Medical Center after being exposed to Ebola.

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Omaha
2:54 pm
Mon December 29, 2014

Gas prices below $2 a gallon in many Omaha locations

Gas prices in the Omaha area are 72 cents lower than one month ago, according to tracking site GasBuddy.com.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Wed December 24, 2014

Nebraska among the healthiest states in the nation

A new report says Nebraska is the tenth healthiest state in the nation.

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Education
2:00 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

Midland University names new president

Midland University has named its next president.

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Douglas County
12:53 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

Text to 911 service coming to Douglas County next month

Douglas County residents will have another option to contact 911 starting in January, but officials caution it should only be used in certain situations.

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Business
9:37 am
Fri December 19, 2014

Brookings metropolitan policy expert: cities are driving economic growth

Cities are the networks that are driving the nation’s economy, according to a Brookings Institution metropolitan policy expert.

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Government
4:28 pm
Wed December 17, 2014

UNO political scientist: U.S. policy changes will improve Cuba's economy, human rights

A UNO political scientist says the U.S. re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba will improve our standing with other nations.

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Nebraska
2:17 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Nebraska, Iowa rank in top ten for volunteering

Nebraska ranks sixth and Iowa ranks seventh in the nation when it comes to volunteering.

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Nebraska
1:22 pm
Fri December 12, 2014

Report looks at costs, outcomes of incarcerating youth

A new report says Nebraska spends more than $126,000 a year to incarcerate a young person.

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Business
2:22 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Iowa business group wants Legislature to address workforce issues

The Iowa Chamber Alliance says it wants that state’s legislature to focus on programs that lead to more highly skilled workers.

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