KIOS-FM

Mike Hansen

All Things Considered host

Recording Engineer Mike Hansen, also local host during All Things Considered, has been with KIOS since August of 1988.  He received a degree in Broadcast Production from the University of Nebraska/Omaha. Hansen worked for several years as a video-camera operator at the Ak-Sar-Ben horse races, and two years at Creighton University as adjunct faculty for the Web Radio program.  He’s also an accomplished portrait artist.  

Ways to Connect

StoryCorps

Robert Jones tells his wife, Rosellen, about his experiences in the 7th Army Symphony Orchestra in the late 1950s. These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM. Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

StoryCorps

Jerrod Hysten and his Big Brothers Big Sisters mentor, David Yoble, examine the different aspects of being a "big brother". These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM. Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 9/24/2015

Sep 24, 2015
StoryCorps

Jade Rogers and Dr. Nichelle Horton-Brown tell us about a Black History program they created when they were seniors at Omaha Central High School in 1990. These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM. Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 9/9/2015

Sep 10, 2015

Jan Lund describes her long-time effort to convince her husband, Blake, to get a dog. These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM. Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 8/19/2015

Aug 19, 2015
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Cheri Cavanagh talks with her daughter, Sarah, about dealing with cancer both as a caregiver and then later as a patient. These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM. Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 8/5/2015

Aug 5, 2015
StoryCorps

Colleagues Joan Latchaw and Marvel Maring discuss the rewards of teaching in Nicaragua. These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM. Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 7/23/2015

Jul 23, 2015
StoryCorps

Henry Hallgren explores his options in higher education with his grandfather, Gordon Foley. These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM. Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 7/16/2015

Jul 16, 2015
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Rich Stanko shares a story with his wife, Tracy, about his service in Vietnam. These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM. Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 7/8/2015

Jul 8, 2015
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Patricia "Big Mama" Barron shares stories about Big Mama's Kitchen and Catering with her granddaughter, Diondria Harrison. These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM. Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 7/1/2015

Jul 1, 2015
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Long-time radio personality Gordon Spencer shares a particular story with his wife, Hannelore Rogers, about interviewing a jazz legend. These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM. Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation. To listen to Gordon's interview with Billie Holiday, click here .

Omaha's Story 6/25/2015

Jun 25, 2015
StoryCorps

Beth Rigatuso explores the topic of gender identity with a good friend, Mechele Burry. These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM. Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 6/11/2015

Jun 11, 2015
StoryCorps

Native American Pat LeMere and her friend, Donna Polk, talk about an historic event relating to Pat's ancestors, and about one man's effort to set things right. These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM. Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 6/3/2015

Jun 3, 2015
StoryCorps

Judy Schueneman and her husband, Joe, tell us about their decision to pick up and help people in eastern Kentucky during the recession. These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM. Omaha's Story is sponsored in part by the Omaha Schools Foundation.

Omaha's Story 5/20/2015

May 20, 2015
StoryCorps

Lawyers Dan Wintz and Margaret Badura update their 2007 story about their long and winding relationship. These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.

Omaha's Story 5/12/2015

May 12, 2015
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Jay Johnson and his daughter, Lily, describe running the Lincoln marathon together in 2014. These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.

Omaha's Story 5/8/2015

May 8, 2015
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Omaha performer Jill Anderson talks with her dear friend, Lynn Mills, about a loving gesture from Jill's friends after she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.

Omaha's Story 5/5/2015

May 5, 2015
StoryCorps

Patrick Kreifels interviews his sister, Michelle Kreifels, about the challenges she's faced living with a disability. These interviews were recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM. This original interview references Region V Services in detail, and the assistance they provide for people with disabilities. For more information, you can visit Region V .

Omaha's Story 4/30/2015

Apr 30, 2015
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John Thomas Jr. and his wife, Gretchen Thomas, reminisce about how their life began 40 years ago. These interviews are recorded at StoryCorps (storycorps.org), a national initiative to record and collect stories of everyday people. Excerpts were selected and produced by Mike Hansen for KIOS-FM.

Mike Jacobs talks to Lulu Hughes about her music and her July 3rd appearance at Playing With Fire. More information about the concert can be found at www.playingwithfireomaha.net.

Jenna Weiss-Berman

In honor of the National Day of Listening, KIOS is updating some of its StoryCorps interviews from 2007. Back then, Ky-Antre Compton interviewed his Big Brother Stuart Chittenden. Listen below to hear part of that interview, and to learn where they are now...

Lena Richardson

In honor of the National Day of Listening, KIOS is updating some of its StoryCorps interviews from 2007. Back then, Marian Fey interviewed her then-96 year old friend Evelyn Zysman, who passed away last year at age 102. Listen below to hear part of that interview, along with Marian's recollections of her friend.

Lena Richardson

In honor of the National Day of Listening, KIOS is updating some of its StoryCorps interviews from 2007. Back then, Adrianne Wemmert's interview with Andrew Marinkovich took an unexpected turn when Andrew popped the question. Listen below to hear part of that interview, and to learn where they are now.

Mike Jacobs interviews jazz pianist and composer Paul Serrato about his career and his new release, Alternations: Solo and Collective Expressions. (apologies for the sound quality of the second half of the interview -MH)