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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Government
6:46 am
Thu June 20, 2013

Sec. Hagel talks cyber threats, Iran, Syria, sequester during Omaha speech

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.
Credit www.defense.gov/Google Images

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says cyber attacks are a growing threat to U.S. interests.

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Sports
11:06 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Negro Leagues Baseball exhibits on display in Omaha during College World Series

The history of the Negro Leagues and some of its greatest players are featured in three exhibits that are on display in Omaha.

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Government
8:02 am
Wed June 19, 2013

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel returns to Nebraska for speeches at UNO, STRATCOM

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is set to speak at the University of Nebraska at Omaha today and at Offutt Air Force Base tomorrow.

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Education
4:00 am
Tue June 18, 2013

OPS moves toward strategic planning process

The Omaha Public Schools board could soon begin work on a strategic plan that sets goals for the next five years.

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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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