Katie Knapp Schubert

News Director

I came on board as KIOS-FM's first News Director in October 2007. Before coming to Omaha, I worked at commercial stations in Illinois. Here at KIOS, I do a variety of things: 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). I got my start in radio news while at SIUC, where I worked as a news reporter at WSIU-FM (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 (trivia: a Saluki is a dog of ancient Egyptian origin), and, of course, a Huskers fan.  On January 14, 2015, my husband and I welcomed our son, Russell. I’m the oldest of three girls, and the aunt of two nephews and a niece. I have two dogs who think they're humans.

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

Ways to Connect

The OPPD board has approved a four-percent rate increase and a rate restructuring plan.

UNO is expanding its MavRide program on January second.

Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

Nearly 32,000 pounds of food has been donated to Omaha’s Siena/Francis House.

The OPPD board will vote Thursday on a plan that would raise the service charge to $30 by 2019 and reduce the usage charge by 22 percent.

The Salvation Army’s Tree of Lights Campaign is at only about one-third of its goal with two weeks left.

The India Association of Nebraska is reaching out after flooding in India killed more than 300 people.

Authorities are on the scene of a small plane crash along I-29 in Council Bluffs.

Beef and bees are the focus of UNMC’s latest Science Café.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The suspect in the fatal shooting of a 2-year-old girl and a woman and the wounding of three other women at a northwest Omaha apartment has turned himself in.

23-year-old Dontevous Loyd turned himself in to authorities Tuesday morning. He was wanted on a warrant that lists two counts of murder, three counts of attempted murder and six weapons counts.

Omaha Police Department

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Police have identified a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 2-year-old girl and a woman and the wounding of three other women at a northwest Omaha apartment.

Pages