Katie Schubert

News Director

It’s been a great five 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@ops.org

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Omaha
2:30 pm
Wed March 5, 2014

Second Sunday talk looks at Ft. Omaha role in WW1

An event this weekend in Omaha focuses on the city’s role in training for World War 1.

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Iowa
1:00 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Public meeting next Tuesday on Council Bluffs interstate project

The reconstruction of I-29 at U-S Highway 275 and Iowa Highway 92 in Council Bluffs is the subject of a public meeting next Tuesday.

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Education
11:47 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Another bond issue to be decided by Springfield-Platteview voters

Voters in the Springfield-Platteview School District will once again be asked to approve a bond for infrastructure upgrades.

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Government
2:00 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Economic development, public safety dominate State of the City

Credit Mayor's Office/Google Images

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert says new projects and opportunities will bring economic development to the city.

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Omaha
8:08 am
Thu February 27, 2014

All students accounted for after fire at UNO dorm

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire at an apartment dormitory on the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus Wednesday afternoon.

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Education
2:30 pm
Wed February 26, 2014

Program seeks to foster positive connections between police and children

A program at Omaha’s Central Park Elementary School seeks to connect students with Omaha Police officers in a positive setting.

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Nebraska
8:19 am
Mon February 24, 2014

After loss, Sioux City family gives back to cancer patients

A Sioux City family is honoring their husband and father’s memory with a donation to Nebraska Medical Center cancer patients.

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Health/Medical
12:51 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

VA officials: 47 percent of Omaha area veterans accessing care available to them

A VA official estimates 53 percent of veterans aren’t accessing care available to them.

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Government
8:04 am
Fri February 21, 2014

UNO political scientist discusses Keystone XL court ruling

A UNO political scientist says even with a court ruling Wednesday on the Keystone XL pipeline, the project will likely be built.

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Health/Medical
3:06 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

UNMC Cancer Center project on budget and on schedule

A $323 million cancer center at UNMC is set to open in the spring of 2017.

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