Katie Knapp Schubert

News Director

It’s been a great six years here at Omaha Public Radio.  So much has happened since I came on board at KIOS in October 2007 as the station’s first News Director. 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, especially baseball and college sports. I’m a huge fan of the St. Louis Cardinals, my Southern Illinois University Salukis, and, of course, a Huskers fan.  I’m the oldest of three girls, and the aunt of two nephews and a niece. My husband and I have two dogs.

If you’re on Twitter, you can follow KIOS at @KIOSOmaha, and me @katieontheradio. You can also email me at katie.schubert@kios.org

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Health/Medical
1:03 pm
Mon June 17, 2013

VA study finds less costly treatments are as effective for rheumatoid arthritis patients

A new study led by the VA of Nebraska-western Iowa found that more expensive drug therapies for rheumatoid arthritis don’t necessarily work better than generic ones.

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Omaha
8:18 am
Mon June 17, 2013

Four dead, two injured after separate shootings in Omaha

Omaha Police are investigating two separate weekend shootings that left four people dead and two injured.

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Health/Medical
1:43 pm
Fri June 14, 2013

UNMC's new College of Pharmacy to open in 2015

A rendering of the Lozier Center for Pharmacy Sciences and Education and Center for Drug Discovery.
Credit UNMC

UNMC is building a new College of Pharmacy.

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Health/Medical
1:00 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Summer meal program seeks to serve the needs of Council Bluffs children and families

Children and families in Council Bluffs have ten places to get summer meals through July.

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Omaha
3:08 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Omaha City Councilman to be released from CUMC Friday

Omaha City Councilman Garry Gernandt is set to be released from Alegent Creighton Health Creighton University Medical Center Friday.

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Education
1:34 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Creighton University hosting its first Summer Institute

Creighton’s first Summer Institute will focus on women, leadership, and higher education.

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Government
8:13 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Sen. Fischer opposed to immigration reform bill in its current form

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer of Nebraska says she does not support a new immigration reform bill.

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Omaha
3:38 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Omaha City Councilman Garry Gernandt to remain hospitalized

Omaha City Councilman Garry Gernandt.
Credit thehall.omaha.com/Google Images

Omaha City Councilman Garry Gernandt will remain hospitalized as he undergoes additional tests.

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Sports
1:48 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

With the field of eight set, the College World Series begins Saturday in Omaha

The TD Ameritrade Park sign welcomes visitors and fans to Omaha for the CWS.
Katie Knapp Schubert KIOS-FM

Mississippi State and Oregon State will play the first game of the 2013 NCAA Men's College World Series Saturday afternoon.

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Politics & Elections
10:38 pm
Mon June 10, 2013

Nine-member OPS board seated

The nine members of the OPS board gather for a photo after taking the oath of office Monday night.
Credit Katie Knapp Schubert / KIOS-FM

The Omaha Public Schools board of education now officially has nine members.

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