Generation Listen

Generation Listen seeks to engage public radio listeners ages 21-40.

Last month, journalism diversity advocate Dori Maynard passed away. In the spirit of Ms. Maynard's work, join us for a discussion about minority issues in the media. 

Date:  Monday, March 30, 2015
Time:  Doors open at 5:30, panel discussion begins at 6:00
Location:  Pizza Shoppe Collective, 6056 Maple St, Omaha


UPDATE:  Thanks to everyone who attended this event - we had a great time!  Check out the slide show of photos above.

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Do you think KIOS is on the right track?  Do you have thoughts for how our programming could improve?  Ideas for future Generation Listen events?  Join us for a friendly conversation about what you'd like to see from Omaha Public Radio in 2015.  Our station manager, Ken Dudzik, will be in attendance, along with other members of the KIOS staff.  Appetizers, soft drinks, and beer will be provided.

December Social Hour

Dec 9, 2014

Join us for an informal social hour, with happy hour prices and great conversation with your fellow public radio lovers!

Wednesday, December 17
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Pageturners Lounge - 5004 Dodge Street in Omaha

More details are available at our Facebook Event Page.


UPDATE: See photos from this event on our Facebook page...

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Join KIOS Generation Listen for a discussion night Monday, November 24 on the topic of feminism.

The event will take place at the Pizza Shoppe Collective at 6056 Maple St starting at 6:00 p.m.

KIOS Generation Listen: Happy Hour

Oct 8, 2014

Hey, Listeners! Wanna come hang out with other public radio fans? We hope so, because we wanna hang out with you!

Join us at The Dundee Dell on Wednesday, October 22nd from 5:00 to 7:00pm for a casual happy hour event. Snacks will be provided, and drinks will be available at Happy Hour prices!

We'll also be giving away prizes!

Oh, and it's free. See you there!

To RSVP on Facebook, click here.

Biking & Public Transportation: A Panel Discussion

Sep 16, 2014

Monday, September 29, 6:00pm at the Omaha Public Library, 215 S. 15th Street: KIOS Generation Listen presents a panel discussion on biking & public transportation.

The event is on the 4th floor. A library employee will help you with elevator access.

Join Generation Listen and Humanities Nebraska for a community conversation about creativity.

KIOS Generation Listen is an initiative which connects young public radio listeners aged 21 to 40 by creating a platform for community engagement and the sharing of ideas.

In July, we are collaborating with Omaha Under the Radar to provide a discount to all Generation Listeners who want to attend this exciting event. Bring your GL pin or, if you're new to GL, sign up for the e-newsletter at the door to receive $5 off the $10 ticket price.

inCOMMON Event: June 11th

Jun 5, 2014

Join us for our first collaborative event!

inCOMMON, a community development organization, will offer training in The Listening Project's "deep listening" practice. This training will allow those interested participate in inCOMMON's ongoing art project You Are Here.

There is no entry fee - just bring your KIOS Generation Listen pin. Those who are new to Generation Listen will be able to sign up for the enewsletter and receive their pin at the event.

Generation Listen Launch Party Photos

May 27, 2014

KIOS Generation Listen, a new initiative for public radio fans ages 21-40, had its launch party Wednesday, May 14th at the Brazen Head Pub. It was a fun event and a great way to signal what's to come. Take a look at photos from the event, along with quotes from different attendees about why they believe public radio is important for younger generations.

To learn more about Generation Listen: