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
1:00 am
Tue February 26, 2013

State of Public Health report looks at Douglas County's overall health, well-being

Seven outbreaks of norovirus were reported in Douglas County last year, according to a new report.

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Business
11:10 am
Mon February 25, 2013

Omaha Multi-Sports Complex board seeking a site for the facility

A group wanting to build a new multi-sports complex in Omaha is looking for a site for the facility.

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Weather
11:45 am
Fri February 22, 2013

State Patrol: wear your seatbelt, watch your speed in winter weather

The Nebraska State Patrol says preparedness is key when traveling during winter weather.

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Weather
2:28 pm
Thu February 21, 2013

Road conditions poor in metro area

Road conditions are deteriorating throughout the Omaha area as moderate to heavy snow moves in.

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Weather
12:52 pm
Wed February 20, 2013

Storm leaves behind eight inches of snow, slick roads

8.3 inches of snow was recorded at Eppley Airfield from Thursday's storm.

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Government
1:00 am
Wed February 20, 2013

Johanns announcement shifts focus to opportunities for 2014 candidates

U.S. Senator Mike Johanns’ announcement that he won’t seek a second term could shake up several state and federal races in 2014.

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Business
11:59 am
Tue February 19, 2013

Prosper Omaha looks to the city's next five years

Credit Creighton University/Bing Images

The Greater Omaha Chamber of Commerce wants 12,000 new jobs created in the next five years.

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Government
3:06 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

Sen. Mike Johanns won't seek re-election in 2014

Government
1:00 am
Mon February 18, 2013

Bills seek to toughen seatbelt, texting while driving laws

Two bills in the Nebraska Legislature would make it a primary offense to not wear a seatbelt or to text while driving.

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Government
1:06 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

EPA providing smart growth assistance to Omaha and Bellevue

Omaha and Bellevue will get technical assistance from the EPA for sustainability programs.

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