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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Education
2:45 pm
Fri May 10, 2013

Creighton University named to list of environmentally responsible colleges

Creighton University has made a list of the most environmentally responsible colleges in the U.S.

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Politics & Elections
8:47 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Brumfield, Barrientos-Patlan running for OPS Subdistrict 9

Sarah Brumfield and Rebecca Barrientos-Patlan are seeking the Subdistrict 9 seat on the Omaha Public Schools board.

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Education
8:45 am
Fri May 10, 2013

Grace University expanding its academic, athletic programs

Omaha’s Grace University is expanding its academic offerings at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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Business
2:18 pm
Thu May 9, 2013

Entrepreneurship, social media, and technology: Big Omaha turns five

Credit Oxide Design

A two-day conference on entrepreneurship is underway in Omaha.

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Politics & Elections
8:21 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Merica, Forsee compete for OPS Subdistrict 8 seat

Voters in the Omaha Public Schools’ Subdistrict 8 will select Lacey Merica or William Forsee as their next representative.

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Politics & Elections
8:18 am
Thu May 9, 2013

OPS Subdistrict 7 candidates: Katie Underwood, Andy Allen

Katie Underwood and Andy Allen are the candidates for the Omaha Public Schools Subdistrict 7 seat.

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Education
2:32 pm
Wed May 8, 2013

Learning Community achievement track funding awarded for 2013-14

Eight school districts and six community organizations will receive funding from the Learning Community for early childhood and extended learning programs.

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Government
7:23 pm
Wed May 1, 2013

Mayoral Candidates Debate the CSO Project

Omaha is in the midst of an 18-year combined sewer overflow project with a price tag of nearly two billion dollars.

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Politics & Elections
11:19 am
Wed May 1, 2013

Omaha 2013 election: Jerram, Gernandt seek re-election to City Council

Incumbent Chris Jerram and J.R. Jasso are running for the District 3 seat on the Omaha City Council.

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Politics & Elections
8:01 am
Tue April 30, 2013

Festersen, Gray seek re-election to City Council Districts 1 and 2

Incumbent Councilman Pete Festersen and Dr. Ed Truemper, a critical care pediatrician, are seeking election to the District 1 City Council seat.

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